b'A QuickeningRosemary HectorJourney afresh into the wonder, beauty, and glory to be found in the age-old story of ChristmasT his beautiful giftbook weaves together different voices, forms, and perspectives in a collection of thought-provoking and inspiring poems that retell and reframe the nativity story. A rich tapestry of fresh insights, it offers readers moments to pause and reflect in the busiest time of the year.The perfect accompaniment through Advent, A Quicken-ing invites people to encounter this story for themselves, with words that speak to the heart as well as the head, helping Chris-tians to focus again on the one at the center of it allJesus.Stunningly designed with pen-and-ink hand-drawn illustra-tions, this is a book to treasure or give as a meaningful gift this holiday season, for those who wish to experience the Christmas story anew or who do not know the story at all.Rosemary Hector grew up in Northern Ireland and is a grad-uate of St. Andrews University. She has had texts published in New Writing Scotland, Chapman, and Poetry Scotland and is the author of Knowing Grapes and Labyrinth. She is interested in Scottish writing and visual art, textiles, travel, and walking. Rosemary lives in Edinburgh with her husband, Alistair.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Brings the story of Christmas to life in a978-1-910012-63-5$12.99fresh and engaging way Hardcover4.4 x 6.2548 pages Engages Old Testament prophecy toHolidays / Christmas & Adventacknowledge the place of Jesuss birthMuddy PearlRights: North Americain history Available Includes beautiful illustrations, a perfect The Gift of Blessing The First Christmas gift for colleagues, friends, and family ISBN 978-1-910012-63-5978-1-910012-49-9$12.99 978-0-8254-3915-5$13.999 781910 012635www.kregel.com 7'