Posts by Christie

25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!)

Placemaker by Christie Purifoy

Home Partner With Us 25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!) This is a story about a book called Placemaker. This is a joy-filled conversation between old friends about a brand-new book baby. That’s right. Christie’s new book has just been born into the world, and today’s episode is not only a celebration,…

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24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love

Home Partner With Us 24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love This is a story about placemaking around the table. This is Chapter Ten of Placemaker in Christie’s own voice (can you hear a hint of Texas drawl?). Our favorite thing about podcasting is sharing stories with you in our own voices. With Christie’s new book…

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23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered!

Home Partner With Us 23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered! This is a story about our nosy listeners whom we love! So many of you have had so many questions for us over the past few months. Here are all your answers!  Christie and Lisa-Jo put their feet up, pour the tea, settle in…

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21. How Not To Fear Grief

Home Partner With Us 21. How Not To Fear Grief These are the stories of friends who showed up like beacons. If Episode 20 was all about the foreign country of grief, these stories will give you the courage and the advice you need to journey to that intimidating place without fear. Perhaps life has…

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20. Why It Might Be Time To Claim A New Name

Home Partner With Us 20. Why It Might Be Time To Claim A New Name This is the story of a man who chose his own name. And this is the story of a name handed down from mother to daughter to son. If Episode 19 was all about letting go of hurtful labels, this…

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12: Ordinary Life at Christmastime

This is the story of a how to be a Keeper of Seasons.

We share our favorite do’s and don’ts around the Advent and Christmas season. For example, DO give yourself a “get out of Advent free” card if you’re a mom of littles or just a weary wanderer like so many of us. And DON’T stress celebrating the season in any way other than works for you and your people.

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