Overcame abuse, abandonment as a child: Former Hiller’s ‘magical book’ spreads the Love to kids

Arts, Books | April 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brenda Lange In spite of a challenging childhood, Susan Love, teacher, author and activist, tapped into her inner happy child to create a magical book for kids that reminds them they are special and can achieve whatever they set their minds to. In 2014, Love published “Ms. Love’s Mystical Island Adventure” on Kindle. The […]

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Meet multi-talented Mt. Airy author at book festival

Arts, Books | April 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear According to her author biography, Amy Ignatow, who has lived in Mt. Airy for 10 years, has worked as a teacher, a farmer, a florist, a short-order vegan cook, a ghostwriter for Internet personal ads, a telefundraiser, a wedding singer and an air-brush face and body painter. But she has apparently had […]

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Diplomat/author/human rights icon speaks at area church

Arts, Books | April 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Bob Goff, author of two New York Times Best-Selling books, “Love Does” and “Everybody Always,” who also founded Love Does, a non-profit human rights organization operating schools and pursuing justice for children in war-torn countries, will speak at St. Thomas’ Church Whitemarsh at 7020 Camphill Rd. in Fort Washington on Wednesday, April […]

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Acclaimed ‘Wounds into Wisdom’ author at Mt. Airy site

Arts, Books | March 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD, a distinguished author, Jungian psychotherapist and founding rabbi of Congregation Nevei Kodesh in Boulder, Colorado, is coming to Mt. Airy Nexus, 520 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy, on Saturday, March 23, 7:45 to 10 p.m., thanks to Big Blue Marble Bookstore, to discuss overcoming the kinds of trauma […]

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Local Sunshine brings light and joy to babies, toddlers

Arts, Books | March 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear There have been numerous scientific studies that have demonstrated beyond a doubt that reading to children, no matter how young (even babies), will have a beneficial effect on their cognitive development and school performance in later years. And if they are read to from books by a certain prolific Germantown author, there […]

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Mt. Airy cleric authors ‘sex-positive Christianity’ book

Arts, Books | March 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear An ordained minister from Mt Airy has teamed up with a practicing psychotherapist specializing in sexuality to co-author a book for psychotherapists and pastoral counselors to help their clients reconcile their Christian faith with a desire for sexual fulfillment. The book, “Advancing Sexual Health for the Christian Client: Data and Dogma,” published […]

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