November 11, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
I have read The Secret Garden countless times since I was a young girl—a beloved story. I now feel such a strong connection to Mary Lennox’s hero’s journey—it resonates immensely to my present season of life. The door that opens the secret garden is a symbol that transforms Mary, giving her the opportunity to heal through a newly discovered purpose and meaning. Read More
June 30, 2017.Reading time 9 minutes.
The Secret Garden transmits pivotal psychological concepts, influenced by the fairy-tale style. The story’s theme emphasizes the power of positive thinking and unity, contributing to the genre of children’s literature. Burnett utilizes the garden as a symbolic form of magical thinking to give Mary and Colin a rebirth, examining Bettelheim’s concept in the fairy tale’s existential predicament, further exploring how the children’s emotional hardships lead to the empowerment of one another. Read More
April 7, 2017.Reading time 3 minutes.
You An exclusive design, one God refined, you’re a perfectly crafted one of a kind. ‘Cause when God made you, somehow God knew that the world needed someone exactly like you.
When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner and David Catrow, is a compelling book that will nurture the hearts and minds of children. This book embodys such a profound message. Children should consistently be reminded that they hold unique talents, gifts, and capabilities that this world needs. Each one is a masterpiece, that brings art and creation into existence. Read More