Posts Tagged ‘Helen Haidle’

The Value of a Seed

January 16, 2009

[Today’s post is by Helen Haidle, award-winning author of 45 books with sales of over 1.7 million copies. Helen and her artist-illustrator husband, David Haidle, operate Seed Faith Books providing Christian children’s books, 23rd Psalm curriculum study lessons and teaching resources to help children learn and memorize Psalm 23. Helen and David have published several books through New Leaf Publishing Group.]

David & Helen Haidle

David & Helen Haidle

How do you describe a seed? By its color or looks? Dry, brittle, colorless, hard, dead or lifeless?

Or would you describe a seed’s value? Life-giving, priceless, powerful, packed with immeasurable potential, a great treasure without which few living creatures could survive.

Although most seeds look worthless, their puny appearance is misleading. For within each seed lies an immeasurable source of LIFE, growth and unimaginable multiplication. (more…)

Christmas – Is It REALLY the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year?”

December 4, 2008

[Today’s blog is by Helen Haidle, award-winning author of 45 books with sales of over 1.7 million copies. Helen and her artist-illustrator husband, David Haidle, operate Seed Faith Books providing Christian children’s books, 23rd Psalm curriculum study lessons and teaching resources to help children learn and memorize Psalm 23. In today’s post Helen reflects thoughtfully on the true meaning of Christmas.]

Christmas is no doubt the “busiest” time of year. What seems to make life so overwhelming in this season is our long “to do” list.

David & Helen Haidle, award-winning illustrator & author

David & Helen Haidle, award-winning illustrator & author

People spend time with each other, bake elaborate recipes only made once a year, then shop for the “perfect presents” to give to family and friends. They find their evenings and weekends filled (more…)

Happy Season of Thankfulness

November 7, 2008

[Today’s blog post is submitted by Helen Haidle, award-winning author of 45 books with sales over US$1,700,000. Helen and her artist-illustrator-husband, David Haidle, operate Seed Faith Books providing Christian children’s books, 23 Psalm curriculum study lessons and teaching resources to learn and memorize Psalm 23. In today’s post, Helen highlights the Haidles’ Heart Gifts ministry making Christian fiction and non-fiction available to men and women incarcerated in county, state and federal prisions across America.]

David & Helen Haidle, Illustrator & Author of Heart Gifts

David & Helen Haidle, Illustrator & Author

More than 2 million people in the United States live with little hope, love, peace or thankfulness. If you ever step foot in a prison, you will find one of the most cold, hopeless, and love-less places of strife and conflict. I’m pondering this Thanksgiving season on ways to share God’s great love and mercy with others who have yet to experience His great Gift. (more…)