Category Archive: FOR KIDS

Sep 11

PREPARING TO LAUNCH: Counting Blessings; Stealing Sunlight

2017 ICAN card scan

Hey kids—and the grownups who love them! Check this out: Click to order Counting Blessings is a picture book written for kids ages 2-5. It teaches numbers 1-10, introduces kids to the concept of a blessing and helps them look at things in the world as gifts from God. This rhyming book was a ton of …

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May 29

Goals and Dreams

Sea Dreams illus

  Toward the end of last year, I went through the process of creating a life plan, following the ideas set out in the book Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. My review of that book is here. One part of my plan was to return to my love of writing and illustrating for children. Since I hadn’t illustrated …

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Dec 11

REMEMBERING JESUS

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Every Christmas the stores fill their shelves with candy canes. And they remind us of Jesus. Snopes—the website that sets out to determine the accuracy of urban legends and things we hold dear—has determined that the candy cane may not truly have been originally created as a Christmas treat. Regardless of the origin though, it …

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