My Friend Withinencourages
children to follow their natural yearning to find God seated in the center or
heart of all things, including themselves, and to take delight in the mysteries
of spirituality. The appealing art work and simple, rhythmic text provide a
gentle way to spark an awareness of what is deeply rooted inside all of us. As
children embrace the idea that “God, my Friend, is within me,” they are setting
the cornerstone of the foundation for their future spiritual lives.
God is in you, everything is possible from within.
father of six and co-author with his wife of
at His Feet, an ABC Book,
stories, poems and fun spiritually based curricula for children.
Dairy farmer and alternative builder, Mr. Romano and his family homestead in the
Blue Ridge Mountains with rare breed dairy cows and goats, a spunky donkey, two
dozen hens of mixed heritage, two cats and a highly evolved border collie. To
see more of his work, including his popular homesteading/homeschooling videos
with appearances by Lucy and Pezra, please visit him at
We are pleased to
offer a complementary 30 page lesson
plan to accompany My Friend Within. Simply click the button below and email
us requesting the My Friend Within Lesson Plan. We will send you a
copy directly to your in-box.
Watch Paul Romano, author and
illustrator, talk briefly about the timeless messages waiting for children in
My Friend Within and why we chose this particular book to be our first
publication. We feel, and it is our daily experience, that the ideas contained
in My Friend Within are the single most important principles to
reinforce in children in order to prepare them for a vibrant spiritual future
during rocky, uncertain times.
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