“A thoughtful, grounded work.” -Anne Bogel, creator of Modern Mrs. Darcy
“Is there a special prize for the best books about home? If so, I want to give it to Christie Purifoy.” -Myquillyn Smith, author of Cozy Minimalist Home
“As Purifoy so lyrically illustrates, placemaking isn’t just what we make of our places. It’s the spiritual practice of naming, of knowing, of remembering.” -Jen Pollock Michel, award-winning author of Teach Us to Want
“Carl Rogers said, ‘What is most personal is most universal.’ I kept thinking of that while reading Christie Purifoy’s smart and beautiful book.” -John Blase, author of The Jubilee: Poems
“Christie Purifoy has given the world a deeply beautiful and profound work of art.” -Kris Camealy, author of Come, Lord Jesus
To name my favorite rose varieties is a bit like being asked to name my favorite children. All of them! I want to say. But when you have one spot for a rose and thousands to choose among, a "Favorites" post is a very helpful thing. Of course, it is only a starting point. Like a diving board into a very deep--and very wonderful--pool, let this little list be a starting point only....