the 7 magic reasons children love little golden books
The 7 magic reasons children love Little Golden Books Today is National Mother Goose Day! Mother Goose was one of the first 12 Little Golden Books released in 1942. I want to share the 7 magical reasons children love Little Golden Books. 1 This Little Golden Book belongs to On the inside cover of every book is that special page. The page that made us want to learn how to write our own name. The page that made the book our own! Once our name was in it, it was ours! It is no secret that little ones want to have something that is just for them. Courtesy Penguin Random House 2 Seeing the trademarked golden spine tells children that it is something they can read. Moms and dad flip through magazines during…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
10 NEW BOOKS FOR CHURCH LEADERS ABOUT WORSHIP, OUTREACH, CONGREGATIONAL LIFE, and MORE on sale...
Sometimes, as in last week's BookNotes, I try to tell you a bit about the authors of a particular book, explaining why their past work remains important, and why a new book (in that case, Beyond the Modern Age: An Archeology of Contemporary Culture by Bob Goudzwaard & Craig Bartholomew) is so very urgent. I do my best to explain about it in some detail, making a case that at least some of our readers should purchase it right away. Such reviews are sometimes a bit sprawling, I'd admit This time, without much ado, I'll list 10 recent books about church life that seemed particularly interesting or useful. We have a large selection of other titles in this area, so give us a shout if we can help you or your congregation. All…
San Francisco Zen Center to march with the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29
Members of the San Francisco Zen Center community will join together to march with the People's Climate Mobilization on April 29.
Vice President Mike Pence: The Christian Fascist 'Alternative' to
the Fascist Donald Trump
As the crisis sparked by Trump’s firing of FBI Director Comey deepens, the possibility of forcing Trump from power is now openly discussed, both by forces in the capitalist-imperialist ruling class and among the masses of people. That could be a good thing, but there is an urgent need right now for growing numbers—ultimately millions—of people to take to the streets and insist that Trump and the whole Trump/Pence regime must go, and stay in the streets until that happens!