The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

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A steady best-seller and The Strings are still reaching all over the World!
"That's impossible", said twins Jeremy & Liza after their Mom told them they're all connected by this thing called an Invisible String. "What kind of string"? They asked with a puzzled look to which Mom replied, "An Invisible String made of love." That's where the story begins. A story that teaches of the tie that really binds. The Invisible String reaches from heart to heart. Does everybody have an Invisible String? How far does it reach, anyway? Does it ever go away? Read all about it! THE INVISIBLE STRING is a very simple approach to overcoming the fear of loneliness or separation with an imaginative flair that children can easily identify with and remember. Here is a warm and delightful lesson teaching young and old that we aren't ever really alone and reminding children (and adults!) that when we are loved beyond anything we can imagine. "People who love each other are always connected by a very special String, made of love. Even though you can't see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love."

Thus begins this heart-warming and reassuring story that addresses the issue of "separation anxiety" (otherwise known as the sense of existential 'aloneness') to children of all ages.

Specifically written to address children's fear of being apart from the ones they love, The Invisible String delivers a particularly compelling message in today's uncertain times that though we may be separated from the ones we care for, whether through anger, or distance or even death, love is the unending connection that binds us all, and, by extension, ultimately binds every person on the planet to everyone else. Parents and children everywhere who are looking for reassurance and reaffirmation of the transcendent power of love, to bind, connect and comfort us through those inevitable times when life challenges us!

Let's tell the whole world know that we are all connected by Invisible Strings!

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About Patrice Karst

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Patrice Karst is a mother, popular inspirational speaker, and best-selling author of GOD MADE EASY(Time Warner, 1998) and THE SINGLE MOTHER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE(Crossing Press, 2000). The simple, humorous, and down-to earth style found in her books and at speaking engagements have helped people of all ages, faiths, and walks of life to connect with God as the source of their own spiritual strength. Born in London, Patrice and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was seven which is where she now resides with her son, Elijah (pictured at left). When she is not lecturing, Patrice spends her time writing and providing spiritual counseling at a renowned drug and alcohol treatment center in Malibu.
 
Published September 1, 2000 by DeVorss Publications. 36 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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