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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]