A Literary Spirit
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I wanted to kick off my John Wellwood week (in celebration of Valentine’s Day) with a very special introduction to John’s work. His first monumental book was called Journey of the Heart, and to this day, it remains one of …Read More

Purchase MOMA Modern Play House from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. MOMA Modern Play House By Chronicle Books Review: The MOMA store in New York is my shopping nemesis.  Whenever I walk into the store, I find at least 19 things …Read More

Purchase School Years from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. School Years: A Keepsake Box for School Memories By Chronicle Books Gifting Review: As you can probably tell from past reviews, I’m a sucker for gifts that include or involve the whole …Read More

Purchase Love Times Three from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Love Times Three By Joe, Alina, Vicki and Valeria DargerReview: For me, polygamy brings to mind a series of negative images and stereotypes.  The controlling man who needs many wives.  The …Read More

Purchase Ayat Jamilah from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs By Sarah Conover and Freda Crane and Illustrated by Valerie WahlFinding nicely translated Islamic children’s stories can be extremely difficult.  At our local library, Islamic books tend to …Read More

Purchase A Child’s Book of Animal Poems & Blessings from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. A Child’s Book of Animal Poems and BlessingsCollected by Eliza Blanchard and Illustrated by Joyce Hesselberth Review: Having created a book of blessings myself, I was …Read More

Purchase Finding Your Inner Mama from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Finding Your Inner Mama: Women Reflect on the Challenges and Rewards of Motherhood Edited by Eden Steinberg Review: Even though my daughter is now 3-years old, I still read parenting …Read More

Purchase Adam & Eve’s First Sunset from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Adam & Eve’s First Sunset Written By Sandy Eisenberg Sasso                       Illustrated by Joani Keller Rothenberg Review:  Often spiritual children’s books can be a bit heavy-handed—with spiritual or moral lessons …Read More