Are you a gardener? Do you delight in the beauty of flowers? Do you marvel at the intricacies of creation?
This week’s podcast is blooming with stories from the flower garden with an accomplished author and curator of beauty.
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Show Notes for Episode #136 with Christie Purifoy
Christie Purifoy, author of Garden Maker, shares practical and spiritual insights gleaned from cultivating flowers.
Today’s Guest: Christie Purifoy is a writer and gardener who loves to grow flowers and community. She is the author of two memoirs, Roots and Sky: A Journey Home in Four Seasons and Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace, as well as the recently released Garden Maker: Growing a Life of Beauty & Wonder With Flowers. Christie earned a PhD in English literature from the University of Chicago but eventually traded the classroom for an old farmhouse called Maplehurst where, along with her husband Jonathan and four children, she welcomes frequent guests to the Maplehurst Black Barn.
Theme Music: “Found” by Lisa Troyer and Dawn Yoder Venture3Media/Circle of Friends
Today’s Sponsor: Made Like Martha: Good News for the Woman Who Gets Things Done by Katie M. Reid
Things We Talk About:
- Garden Maker by Christie Purifoy
- Maplehurst Gardens on Instagram
- The peonies in Katie’s yard
- Anne of Green Gables
- The Little Prince book
- Beautiful table settings
- Isaiah 58:11
- Discipleship (Word for the Year)
- Genesis 1:29
- 1 Corinthians 3:6
- Experiencing God Bible Study
Today’s Verse: Isaiah 58:11
The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”
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