• Made Things

    Book Launch Week! "Cracking Up"–KImberlee Conway Ireton

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Kimberlee Conway Ireton for about a year.  Like in person.  When I began blogging and discovered another Christian online writer 30 minutes away in Seattle, I boldly contacted her and invited myself to her home for a visit.  Kimberlee had written ‘The Circle of Seasons’, a book about the church year and I was interested in all of it. The ‘Circle’ book is a walk through the observances of each season in the church calendar—Advent, Lent, and so on into Ordinary Time.  The practices were all new to me and my heart soaked it in. When ‘Circle’ came out Kimberlee already two kids…

  • The Church Year

    A Circle of Seasons–Book Review

    Halloween has come and gone, the elections are settled. Now it’s begun–the Holiday Season is officially upon us. How do I know?  Because Advent officially starts on November 25th this year. I had never before paid attention to the idea of Advent until I met Kimberlee Conway Ireton. Kimberlee is a lovely Christian author and speaker who also happens to live in Seattle–a rare and blessed thing. We connected online and set a time to meet a few weeks back.  When we got together (in between playing on the floor with her children and drinking tea) she shared her book with me– The Circle of Season Meeting God in the Church Year. I’ve been chewing…