Synopses & Reviews
Here are prayers and meditations for parents and others who strive to instill values of faith, integrity, compassion, and service in our children at a time when these ideas are threatened by commercialism and violence. With warmth and conviction, Edleman shares his own prayers as well as inspirational readings from others. Turn in this book for guidelines and support--again and again.
"Marian Wright Edelman blends gospel passages with her own personal prayers, and her reverence for the young brings a depth to this book that goes well beyond the words." Los Angeles Times
"A wonderfully warm, poignant, and truly touching and attractive anthology...How I hope it succeeds in helping to make our communities more child-friendly." Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu
In this anthology of personal prayers and meditations, the author of the bestselling "The Measure of Our Success" offers encouragement and guidance to anyone striving to instill the values of faith, integrity, and service in today's children. Newly repackaged.
About the Author
Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours, and eight other books. She is the winner of many awards for her work, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, a Heinz Award, and a Niebuhr Award. In 2000, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award for her writings. Edelman is a graduate of Spelman College and Yale Law School. She and her husband live in Washington, D.C., and have three children and four grandchildren.