Author: Jane G Meyer
Illustrator: Masha Lobastov
Publisher: Conciliar Press
What it’s about: An older man tells a boy how Christ helped him to turn his dry and desert heart into a beautiful and peaceful garden. The story speaks to allowing Christ in our lives and hearts to cultivate with us, a heart filled with prayer, forgiveness, peace and love.
What we love about it: The gorgeous illustrations and the deep meaning behind the words on each page. How it allows for a meaningful conversations about having a peaceful heart, asking for God’s help, and continuously working with Christ as we grow. Also love, love, love, the words and illustration of Christ knocking on the door.
Activity: The Hidden Garden Puzzle
Supplies: a blank puzzle and crayons