Poet Pamella Bowen reflects on a lazy retreat she took. Read More
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Jesus in Jeans Journal is an interactive book for Christians or seekers who love to journal or want to learn to journal. It is based on 20 amazing paintings by Nicole Schiffers, portraying Jesus as a modern guy relaxing, rescuing, playing, and loving—usually with another person with whom the viewer can identify. Scripture passages accompany the paintings as a second prompt for journaling. An introduction on methods of journaling and an afterword by Dr. Mark Virkler of CWG Ministries round out this inspiring journal.
Looking for an interactive book to help your child learn to pray? Pray for the World asks children to compose their own prayers, in words or silently. Art and artists from around the world draw children’s hearts outside the immediate family, expanding their prayers. The author, Pamella Bowen, takes an ecumenical view, pointing out that people around the world may use different words for God, but prayer itself is universal. Open-minded and open-hearted, the book is best for ages 8-12.
Faith and Grace are sisters with very different personalities. Faith likes to do things; Grace likes to appreciate things. In spite of differing attitudes to life, they love each other 100%. In Say Their Prayers, the sisters disagree about how to say bedtime prayers, but their love of God and each other wins in the end.First in a series, charmingly illustrated by Thomas Bomortino, Faith and Grace Say Their Prayers makes a perfect bedtime book for children learning about God.
“My life is like a lemon drop. I’m suckin’ on the bitter to get to the sweet part”—these lyrics from the Pistol Annies’ song “Lemon Drop” have always resonated with me. Cute and humorous on the surface, they hold a deeper truth. Their simplest message is a certain optimism contained in lines like “I know… Read More
Pamella Bowen reflects on the slowness of progress Read More
A year ago, if you had asked me how long the earth would take to regenerate in the absence of human activity, I would have said ten years. Now after just a few (albeit long and tedious) weeks, my opinion has changed. A few weeks after Italy went under Covid-19 lockdown, the water in Venice’s… Read More
Sewing face masks the other day, I got a strong feeling of peace, and I felt sure I was receiving a beyond-the-grave message from my mother, or maybe my grandmother or my Aunt Edith. What did these women have in common? They all taught me to sew. My mother taught me the basics of operating… Read More
On Passover the other day, an idea struck me. When Moses was leading the Israelites out of Egypt, they didn’t like the privations of the wilderness and started grumbling. They missed the comforts of food and peace they enjoyed in Egypt, even though they were slaves to the Egyptians. They actually tried to mutiny against… Read More
I keep hearing people say they look forward to “getting back to the way it used to be” after the Covid virus burns out or we are all vaccinated against it. But there are plenty of things I do not want to come back. Let me list a few of them. 1. I do not… Read More
Writer Pamella Bowen suggests we create more and consume less. Read More
Announcing the second novel from Pamella Bowen and Green and Purple Publishing—Labyrinth Wakening. Graced by a sunrise-bright cover painted by Sacha Hope, the journey of Therese Oakes traces her transformation from selfish Bridezilla to loving follower of a divine voice she discovers through the mystical labyrinth. Order the paperback or e-book here: Order Now
Pamella Bowen shares an insight on teaching the arts. Read More