Tag Archives: death

Jesus still loves Joe

Question: Do you know any books which could help a child with a parent who is chronically ill?

Although I’ve written a series of books for children who are ill, life-limited or grieving, I don’t know of a book specifically about a child whose parent is chronically ill. My recommendation would be to use quality story books to explore the topic through feelings and questions.

goodbye book

REVIEW: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb

Title: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb By: Lauren Chandler & Catalina Echeverri (btw I love how the author and illustrator make this book – as with many of her books, the pictures Catalina creates communicate so much of the story) Published by: The Good Book Company Price: […]

Imagining our ‘place’ in God’s house

When I put together the Held in Hope series, we included activities in the books to help families dealing with issues of illness and death. I’m putting together some activities for a funeral next week, so I’m doing an activity from Sam’s Special Book.  In the book the children remember being told that Jesus said […]