Multicultural, Nondenominational, Nonsectarian
Endorsed by Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Buddhist Religious Leaders
Playfully explores with kids how God listens and
how learning to listen is important.
How Does God Listen? encourages children to use all of their senses to explore and develop a personal relationship with God.
How does God listen? How do we know God is listening to us? Children will find the answers to these questions as they engage their senses while the story unfolds, learning how God listens in the wind, waves, clouds, hot chocolate, perfume, our tears, and our laughter.
The simple yet profound text, accompanied by vibrant, colorful photographs, captures the experiences common to children of all faiths and backgrounds as they begin to understand the many ways God listens to us. Filled with wisdom and love, How Does God Listen? delights the senses and expands the ways we think about God and God’s presence in our lives.
“How Do I Know that God is listening? I can’t See God.”
“Well, there are lots of things we can’t see, yet we know they are there.”
How can we know that God listens to us? This lively book helps children use all of their senses to explore how God is always present in their everyday lives, and is always listening. Using simple, everyday examples to which children can relate, How Does God Listen? helps children develop a direct and personal understanding of God.
How Does God Listen? teaches children—and the rest of us—that God is everywhere, and that the world is full of wonder.
“How old were you before somebody told you that God is revealed through two texts—through holy scripture, the Little Book, and through creation, the Big Book? These precious pages, spare in words but rich in images, will teach you and your children how to read the Big Book.”
—Thomas Ryan, CSP, author of Reclaiming the Body in Christian Spiritual Practice and The Sacred Art of Fasting
“An excellent [guide] to developing a relationship with God early in life…. Reflects the longing in Kay Lindahl’s heart for peace and faith on earth.”
—Rajinderjit K. Singh, East Coast president of the East and West Association of Sikh Women for Interreligious Education
“Answers ‘how does god listen’ with beauty, depth, wisdom, and clarity.”
—August Gold, author of Where Does God Live? and Does God Hear My Prayer?
“What a lovely book! In listening to the questions of youngsters, this book helps children come to know the God who hears them even when they are silent.”
—Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, author of God’s Paintbrush and Adam & Eve’s First Sunset: God’s New Day
Cynthia Maloney is a professional personal trainer who incorporates spiritual, holistic, and organic elements in her life and work. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.