Books & Poetry
Through the power of story, poetry, and a joyful sense of humor, Iris examines the beauty of God reflected in His Creation, relationships, and our experiences.
A painter of peace, Iris presents the beauty of God’s creation, infusing soft and vibrant color into impressionistic images of calm waters and lush landscapes.
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Southern hospitality and biblical reflection characterize humorous anecdotes, poetry, and insightful commentary on the life of family, friendship, and faith.
Iris Carignan is a published author, award-winning artist, inspirational speaker, and poet.
With a zest for life, a gentle dose of Southern Hospitality, and the unique ability to see God’s hand at work in the ordinary activities of her day, Iris’ creative pursuits portray God’s loving-kindness, sense of humor, and deep joy for living to the fullest.
A flourishing storyteller, Iris shares biblical inspiration and insight through her published books, poetry, and blog. Her anecdotes on life, family, friendship, and faith are relatable, her joyful outlook captivating.
With an artist’s eye, Iris finds inspiration hidden in plain sight. Her impressionistic oil and pastel paintings reflect the calm of cool waters, the vibrant colors of changing seasons, and God’s vast creativity reflected in breathtaking landscapes.
As an inspirational speaker, Iris loves to share a good joke, infusing moments of surprise into her presentation. Her unique ability to see God’s purpose and beauty in the most challenging seasons is refreshing.
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