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The Mystery of Children: What Our Kids Teach Us About Childlike Faith

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Just as Mike Mason’s best-selling The Mystery of Marriage explored the parallels between marriage and our relationship with God, so does The Mystery of Children illuminate key spiritual truths modeled in the complex parent-child relationship. More than a manual on parenting, this book is for everyone who wishes to become childlike in heart or to be closer to children-- ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 17th 2001 by WaterBrook Press (first published 2001)
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Laura
Sep 07, 2017 rated it did not like it
I have never before had reason to continue reading a book that angrified me so much. Buried in abysmal theology and ridiculously unsupported assumptions and assertions were the occasional brilliant flashes of insight that somewhat merited the subtitle. I am astonished at the positive reviews.
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Aug 01, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. I highly recommend it to parents and any adults that want to learn more about a childlike faith.
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Oct 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
It opened my eyes to some of my tendencies with my kids, but would be a good read to focus more on child like faith even if you don't have kids.
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Mike Mason is the best-selling, award-winning author of The Blue Umbrella, The Mystery of Marriage, The Gospel According to Job, Champagne for the Soul, Twenty-One Candles, and many others. He has an M.A. in English and has studied theology at Regent College. He lives in Langley, BC, Canada, with his wife.