“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” Mary Oliver "Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” Zelda Fitzgerald
I studied O'Connor lot in AP English, and it was really interesting to revisit her more than a decade later through a different lens. This book offers a really illuminating perspective on how O'Connor's faith shaped her writing, and how most of the world has misinterpreted her famously grotesque short stories.
I love Jack Kerouac's first impressions of Big Sur. No other writer has captured the energy of this sacred place in such a raw, true form.