Tell Me Why
"Why did God make us?" "Why do we pray?" "Why do we die?" Children wonder about everything---especially life's most difficult issues. Combining Card's imaginative stories with DiCianni's inspiring paintings, this beautiful volume offers an eternal perspective on seven fundamental questions---and...
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"Why did God make us?" "Why do we pray?" "Why do we die?" Children wonder about everything---especially life's most difficult issues. Combining Card's imaginative stories with DiCianni's inspiring paintings, this beautiful volume offers an eternal perspective on seven fundamental questions---and encourages kids to trust God in all circumstances. Sure to become a favorite!
To hear with your heart, to see with your soul; To be guided by a hand that you cannot hold. To trust in a way that you cannot see That's what faith must be. "Why? It is every child's most frequently asked question. And a common one with adults, too! But children are unique because they wonder about "everything. You know the questions: Why is the sky blue? Why do birds sing? What makes flowers smell good? Who made God? Eventually, though, their wonderings take on a more serious tone: Why can't we all be nice to each other? Why isn't the world a better place? Why do we have to die? The answers are never simple. Especially when it comes to the essential questions of life. But as adults we do have one answer that can soothe even the deepest concerns of a young heart. We can offer our children the eternal assurances of God--and more importantly, God Himself. This fifth book in the best-selling, highly awarded " Tell Me" series affirms the value of asking toughquestions by taking on seven that kids are bound to have. Bringing together songwriter Michael Card's imaginative story and artist Ron DiCianni's moving artwork, "Tell Me Why ultimately points to the great hope youngsters can have in Christ--and reveals how He is the answer to all that they will encounter in life.
Michael Card is an award-winning musician, performing artist and writer of "El Shaddai," "Immanuel" and many other songs. He has produced over 21 albums. He has also written numerous books, including A Fragile StoneThe Emotional Life of Simon Peter; Scribbling in the Sand: Christ and Creativity; A Violent Grace; The Parable of Joy and Sleep Sound in Jesus (a children's book).
A graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's and master's degrees in biblical studies, Card is currently at work on a Ph.D. in classical literature. He also serves as mentor to many younger artists and musicians, teaching courses on the creative process and calling the Christian recording industry into deeper discipleship. Card lives in Tennessee with his wife and four children.