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The Gift Of A Child: Spiritual Lessons From The Life Of A Child Jamie Holtom

The Gift Of A Child: Spiritual Lessons From The Life Of A Child

Jamie Holtom

Published March 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781896836539
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

Often the birth of a child can prompt parents to turn more intentionally to God. They think about nurturing their childs faith, but soon discover that their children have much to teach them as well. This book will help parents (and grandparents,MoreOften the birth of a child can prompt parents to turn more intentionally to God. They think about nurturing their childs faith, but soon discover that their children have much to teach them as well. This book will help parents (and grandparents, aunts and uncles) deepen their relationship with God and with their children by providing short reflections based on everyday experiences to which parents of young children can easily relate, such as bath, bed, fears, and food. All parents of young children will easily be able to relate these experiences to their own.Each devotion contains a scripture passage, a reflection based on the authors experience as parents, questions for reflection, and a prayer.This book was prompted by the tragic death of the Holtoms two-year old son, Lucas, who was killed in a tornado in the summer of 2000. In an effort to capture the memories of their lives with him, they wrote down the many daily activities and experiences they shared, and these form the core of the manuscript. It is not a manuscript for grieving parents, but rather a way for anyone to take the time to celebrate the gift that children are to us.