3-Day-Free Book Promotion Starts Sunday– How to Love Like Jesus: A Guide for Children and Their Parents

What it begins to look like as I color them.

Great news–people are loving How to Love Like Jesus: A Guide For Children and Their Parents. It has 8 reviews on Amazon as of now, each review giving the book 5 stars! It turns out, kids love the book and so do the parents. And given it teaches valuable virtues like patience, kindness, politeness, forgiveness and the like, it is all the more exciting! We just might be able to teach our kids how to be more loving in a way they can enjoy with their parents. 🙂

Download the Kindle Edition of How to Love Like Jesus right here! Usually $3.99, its free starting this Sunday for three days only. Not sure? Here is what some of the reviewers are saying:

on August 10, 2015

My kids love reading this story with us!
on July 3, 2015
Love this! I bought one for each of my children to read to their grand babies.
on June 7, 2015
it really helpfull. Thanks a lot
on March 6, 2015
I think this book/ebook is a wonderful in hand guide as to how God calls us to love. What I love most is that there are actual scriptures, not just her opinion. I have this book both on my daughters kindle (bc she loves to color on her books) and a hard copy bc I’m a tad old fashion in that when reading to my girls I prefer to have the book in hand.
Top favorite things about this book:
1) scripture
2) illustration is child friendly – but mostly I love that the kids are not just one ethnicity but of Multi-cultural
3) easy read
I hope one day she is able to make a series of simple to the point books like this- and maybe some audio books for the blind and other forms Of reading for those with disabilities :)-EDM
on February 24, 2015
Just bought another one for another family! I am a grandma and truly appreciate this book about teaching children (and the adults who read it) about the love of Jesus. Theresa puts it in such a loving way and children get so involved! The book is a treasure. I highly recommend to anyone who wants to give children and their parents a book they will enjoy for many years!
on February 16, 2015
We really enjoyed the way the author took a difficult biblical concept and brought it down to a very practical children’s level. This is a great purchase for any parent or grandparent!!
on February 15, 2015
This is an excellent resource for parents who want to teach their children how to love like Jesus. I was also reminded of struggles that I have in showing love in the way that I’m called to as well.I would highly recommend it!
on January 11, 2015
I have yet to have a chance to read this to my kids, But I have read it and loved it! So well written and easy to understand and apply what you learn. This will be a great addition to your library!
Want to see for yourself? Take a simple chance by downloading the Kindle Edition first. I’m hosting a 3 day book promotion starting Sunday, August 23rd. If you like it, which I’m sure you will, go ahead and buy the paperback version so your kids can enjoy the larger images and hold the pages in their hands.

Download the Kindle Edition of How to Love Like Jesus right here!


How to Love Like Jesus Children’s Book Now Available on Amazon Kindle!

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Having 4 children, the oldest being 7 and the younger three all under the age of 3, I am constantly working on teaching my children how to be more loving. Here is just a list off the top of my head of things I work on my children daily:




  1. saying please and thank you without being asked
  2. not having a selfish, me-first attitude
  3. not interrupting people when they are talking
  4. sharing joyfully
  5. not bragging
  6. not tattling
  7. helping each other without being told
  8. obedience to our rules and orders
  9. self control and not giving in to temper tantrums (our 2 middle boys).

Now there are books all over the place on each one of these issues, but none of those get to the heart of the matter.  In the end, all of these are the effects of not having a naturally loving heart. No, I don’t think its just my kids. No I don’t think this makes my kids and other kids any more “bad” then the next. I think it is natural to be selfish and unloving for the most part. I certainly think every kid has issues with it to some degree, (some more than others of course). But the truth is, truly having a loving heart is something that has to be nurtured and cultivated. And in my opinion, without the help of God’s spirit, it is impossible for mankind to be perfect at it. Even with the help of God, for many it takes a concious effort. I work on this with my children daily. And God is working on me in many of my adult versions of “temper tantrums” etc. And as I cultivate in my children a love and reverence for God as well, I can trust that God will work on them as well. And ideally, when they become adults, and no longer have my husband or myself to be consistently there to teach them, they will be just fine on their own with God as their teacher because their love for God will be authentic and real.

This is why I wrote the children’s book, How to Love Like Jesus: A Guide for Children and Their Parents. It touches on the heart of what most of our children’s issues stem from (and lets face it, even ourselves for that matter). It goes through the famous letter to the Corinthians:

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. Love does not insist on its own way. It is not irritable, and does not count up wrongdoing. It does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things” (English Standard Version, I Cor 13:4-7)

Through out the book, I give examples that are applicable to kids in how they can be loving or unloving in their actions. Most of the images are appropriate for children ages 2-8. Although the written content is appropriate for children of all ages. Here is a chart I offer as well to help kids check themselves if they are behaving with a loving heart or not. This is good for us parents too!


Loving Unloving
Patient Impatient
Kind Unkind Or Mean
Not Jealous/Happy for Others Jealous
Boastful of God and Encouraging to others Boastful Of Self
Polite And Respectful Rude
Lets Others Have Their Way Insists Its Own Way
Not Irritable Irritable
Forgives Keeps Record Of Wrongs
Rejoices In The Truth Rejoices in Wrongdoing
Bears, Believes, and Hopes all Things Does Not Bear, Believe, Hope
Endures all Things Gives up When It’s Hard


So I encourage you to go to Amazon and check out the book!

How To Love Like Jesus: A Guide For Children And Their Parents

There is no other book like it available on the market. It is a non-fiction, life-application book for kids on how to love like Jesus. Right now it is available for Kindle only at Amazon for a special introductory offer of $2.99.The print book will be available soon for readers. I know my kids enjoy paper books best. This Kindle version is great for Kindle readers or for those who would like to test the book out before buying it. Don’t have a Kindle? Don’t worry, you can download the free Kindle Reader app  for your smartphone, PC, or tablet. 🙂