Joshua and Mrs Taylor hurry to the principal’s office where Mr Price contacts the emergency 000 number. He is just as alarmed as Mrs Taylor had been, on learning of the stranger who’d approached Joshua. After he’d dialled emergency services, an operator put Mr Price in touch with the police station closest to the school. The emergency service network is co-ordinated so… Read More »
Empowering children with spiritual stories
The stories bring awareness to children of the energy field within, and surrounding them. Their thoughts and emotions determines the energy field and how they attract or repel the people around them.
Intuition is brought in to stories, making them aware of how important it is to listen to the small wee voice within.
Body language such as a gut feeling or a creepy crawlie feeling is a part of the stories and brings awareness of this defense mechanism which helps protect children from harm.
Joshua flees from danger and seeks refuge with his teacher. His compassionate teacher brings him a feeling of safety and comfort. He is feeling the effects of extreme fright upon realising how he had been involved in a potentially dangerous predicament. His body is shaking and trembling; tears are flowing and he is taking deep racking sobs as he releases the pent… Read More »
A potentially dangerous situation confronts Joshua in the second illustration of Joshua and Stranger Danger. Joshua walked with Aden and his mum to the small gate on the side street where Aden’s mum had parked her car. Aden leaned out the window calling, “Bye Josh!’ as his mum slowly drove the car from the kerb. Without thinking,… Read More »
Laila Savolainen’s images are full of expression. I am extremely pleased with Laila Savolainen first illustration in the book Joshua and Stranger Danger. Her work is so full of expression and fits the story perfectly. Laila is an intuitive artist and has put her heart and soul into bringing Joshua and Stranger Danger to life. The images arrived… Read More »
Joshua and Stranger Danger is the first book in The Spiritual Heritage for Children Series. Stranger danger is not new knowledge as predators have existed in all levels of society since time began. Furthermore, predators are not restricted to strangers. Some of the worst cases of violence against children and adults, have been committed by people responsible for their care… Read More »
Finally I lodged the RADF application. Today I bit the bullet and put in an application for a grant from the North Burnett Regional Council’s allocation of funding from RADF (the Regional Arts Development Fund.) It took a while to gather all the support letters and documentation needed to complete my application, however they arrived in good… Read More »
As progress has been moving on with the first book in the Spiritual Heritage for Children Series, I have have been discussing it with my daughter and her boys, for whom the stories were written. I felt it honored the boys to have the stories published with their real names – as the stories… Read More »
The first story was written over seven years ago to help my grandchildren deal with everyday issues in their lives. It was to bring awareness to them of how their thoughts and emotions affect the energy field within and around them. It followed that they needed to be aware of how their energy fields –… Read More »
Needless to say, this feedback was not what I had been wanting, however there was good news to follow. Dr Lowe had already received the Stranger Danger story prior to the difficulties experienced with Balboa Press, and it was her recommendation that this story be the first in the series. It fulfilled all her… Read More »
At this point in the journey, I sought as much information about publishing as possible. This led me to Ingram Spark which print the POD(Print on Demand) books for publishing houses, as well as having a genuine self publishing platform as well. Because Balboa Press would not release the source file for me to re-write Alec… Read More »