In a personal journey of remembrances, Gloria Jean Pinkney shows how she came to recognize the many miraculous events in her life. In her engaging voice, Ms. Pinkney narrates thirty-three short “tellings” and uses quotes from the Bible to frame each story. This heartfelt work offers an inspiring call for her readers to enter their own “Forest of Remembrance.” As Clifton Taulbert writes in his wonderful foreword, “As we read, we will be challenged to become ‘dear hearers’ within our own daily lives. This book will help many to personalize and anticipate the joy of ‘unselfish living.'”
A book to be shared with the whole family, this spiritual memoir is also a family project. Ms. Pinkney’s husband, Jerry, and two of their sons, Brian and Myles, provide illustrations, with each artist using a different medium.
Gloria Jean Pinkney was born in Lumberton North Carolina where she set her first book BackHome. While attending high school in Philadelphia she met her husband illustrator JerryPinkney who attributes much of his success to her long-standing involvement in hiswork.Over… More about Gloria Jean Pinkney