K.C. Ireton

“What a blessing it is to love books. Everybody must love something,
and I know of no objects of love that give such substantial
and unfailing returns as books and a garden.”

—Elizabeth von Arnim

Step Out

  Dear Friends, This may be a record, even for me, sixteen weeks without a word. I apologize. My commitment to this space is waning, has been waning for a year now. I have no vision for it, and without a vision, I find it very difficult to keep walking the road. I see...

Three Things

Dear Friends, When it rains it pours! After a month of not much activity on the publishing front, I have an essay and an interview out today, and a podcast interview last week. First, the essay: Love and Adore is a reflection on Psalm 131, about living deeply rooted...

April in Books

Dear friends, Heading into Lent, I had grand plans of launching a newsletter, of starting a Facebook group, of creating a Movement. I was going to call it Read Upstream, a gathering of people who like old books and treasure the wisdom they contain. Over the course of...

Flying

On a Sunday morning last fall, I boarded a plane in Phoenix, where I had come three days earlier for my uncle’s memorial service. Three days with my parents, sister, and assorted relatives that I hadn’t seen in years, three days of catching up and talk talk talking,...

Pooh Sticks at Piper’s Creek

We are each “formed to be a spectator of the created world – and given eyes that [we] might be led to its Author by so beautiful a representation.” –John Calvin   It was a sunny fall Friday back in the days when I still had a jogging stroller because I still had...

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KIMBERLEE IRETON

K.C. Ireton is a writer and teacher. The author of The Circle of Seasons: Meeting God in the Church Year and Cracking Up: A Postpartum Faith Crisis, she lives near Seattle with her husband and four school-aged children. She is a lover of books, gardens, and tea. Also, Oxford commas.

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