• Make Me a Shining Lamp

Make Me a Shining Lamp

Helping children explore virtues through the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Make Me a Shining Lamp is a collection of nine stories that share the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in a fun and inspirational way for young children.

Each story teaches a virtue and includes a quote from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, a reflection question, and a prayer. Building a relationship with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is an exciting journey for children. Learning to love 'Abdu’l-Bahá inspires children to connect with their best selves and nurture the seeds of virtues within their hearts. Virtues serve as compass points to guide a child’s choices and actions; helping them become shining lamps and brilliant stars. Prayers and reflections at the end of each story help young hearts think about their own lives and values while nurturing a meaningful relationship with their Creator.

Dispersed throughout the book are photos of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. His tender eyes and magnetic countenance serve to both engage and open hearts.

“...human reality may be compared to a...Show More

Make Me a Shining Lamp is a collection of nine stories that share the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in a fun and inspirational way for young children.

Each story teaches a virtue and includes a quote from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, a reflection question, and a prayer. Building a relationship with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is an exciting journey for children. Learning to love 'Abdu’l-Bahá inspires children to connect with their best selves and nurture the seeds of virtues within their hearts. Virtues serve as compass points to guide a child’s choices and actions; helping them become shining lamps and brilliant stars. Prayers and reflections at the end of each story help young hearts think about their own lives and values while nurturing a meaningful relationship with their Creator.

Dispersed throughout the book are photos of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. His tender eyes and magnetic countenance serve to both engage and open hearts.

“...human reality may be compared to a seed. If we sow the seed, a mighty tree appears from it... All these virtues were hidden and potential in the seed.” - ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

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  • Contributors:
    Celeste Finn (Author) | 
    Marina Reshetnikova (Illustrator)
  • Format: Softcover book | 65 pages
  • Dimensions: 220 g
  • Language: English
  • SKU: BKS-YNG-A.0436

Titles by Celeste Finn

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