It’s that time of year again. Many have already read this story of Miriam and her love for Christmas and her quest to bring it into her Muslim household. This is her story. One to share with children to help open an important dialogue. Enjoy!
Today, I would like to share a Christmas story with a twist. I have written four books that are not run-away best sellers.
Surprise! This is the text from my illustrated children’s book ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS A WISHMAS TREE. I decided to publish it here so that it will be read as was the intention behind writing it!
Feel free to share, print, distribute with mention of me as the author and the ability to order the book through Amazon (click through the illustration) and other online retailers. Thanks!
Myriam just loved Christmas time. From the beginning of December when all the kids in her class started making their lists of what they wanted for Christmas, all Myriam could think about was what Christmas looked like. The colours, lights and decorations excited her and made her feel light and happy.
This time of year meant that…
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Margot Kinberg said:
I’m so glad you shared this, Lesley. It’s a great story, and an important reminder of things we should think about…
Books & Art - Spirit & Soul - Lesley Fletcher said:
Thank you. I have posted it before, but never have I felt the need more than now to help others understand a bit about what immigrant children and children of immigrants go through. I think it is important too that we allow people to hold their own ways – we are one on so many other levels.
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