• 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 short stories that share the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in a fun and inspirational way for children four to eight. Each story teaches a virtue and includes a quote from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, a reflection question, and a prayer.

Forming 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 virtue 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.

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Make Me a Shining Lamp is a collection of nine short stories that share the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in a fun and inspirational way for children four to eight. Each story teaches a virtue and includes a quote from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, a reflection question, and a prayer.

Forming 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 virtue 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

  • Contributors:
    Celeste Finn (Author) | 
    Marina Reshetnikova (Illustrator)
  • Format: Softcover book | 75 pages
  • Dimensions: 203 x 254 x 5 mm | 95 g
  • Publisher: Independently published, 2021
  • ISBN: 9781736609552
  • SKU: FINN_LAMP
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  • Contributors:
    Celeste Finn (Author) | 
    Marina Reshetnikova (Illustrator)
  • Format: Softcover book | 75 pages
  • Dimensions: 203 x 254 x 5 mm | 95 g
  • Publisher: Independently published, 2021
  • ISBN: 9781736609552
  • SKU: FINN_LAMP

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