Many parents wonder how to share their faith in a way that respects their child's need to develop and grow their own spirituality. The Kid-dom of God: Helping Children Grow in Christian Faith is a complete collection of the award-winning "Children Celebrate" columns by psychologist Nancy Reeves, Ph.D., and composer/musician Linnea Good. Selected as the "Best Family Life Column" in 2012 by the Catholic Press Association (U.S. and Canada), and awarded 2nd place in the "Best Column" category by the Canadian Church Press, these articles are "filled with both simple and complex concepts meant to enrich family relationships, enhance spiritual growth, and offer a nexus point where everyday experience meets reflection on the sacred." As one judge commented, Reeves and Good "pack a lot of good advice into [these] provocative columns."
Topics include endings, gratitude, patience, obedience, fairness and justice, awe, creation, discernment, ego, nurturing spirituality, and more.
The Protestant and Roman Catholic editions reflect the language, traditions, and practices of each tradition, respectivley.
|Publisher:||Wood Lake Publishing Inc.|
|Edition description:||Roman Catholic ed.|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Nancy Reeves is a psychologist, psychotherapist, spiritual director, best-selling author, award-winning columnist, and published poet. She is director and psychotherapist in the Island Loss Clinic, adjunct faculty at the University of Victoria, and has conducted numerous lectures and workshops in nine countries. Nancy has published over 60 articles in professional journals and general interest magazines. She is the recipient of the Victoria YM/YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her work with children and adults.
Linnea Good is a singer-songwriter helping individuals and churches express their souls through music. She is a leader in the fields of music in worship, biblical storytelling, and all-ages worship. Her background includes a Master of Religious Education degree with a specialty in music as an educational tool; tours to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and India. The latest of her family CDs, Swimmin' Like a Bird, was thrice nominated for major Canadian awards as "Outstanding Children's Album of the Year." She and drummer-spouse, David Jonsson, are based in Summerland, British Columbia, where they co-parent, lead in choirs, schools, churches, and musical events, balancing an extensive touring schedule. You can find her online at www.LinneaGood.com.