Sunday, February 5, 2012

A Garden of Love


Come on a spiritual journey, a journey of beautiful flowers and a sojourn into the depths of Christian love. Join author and seasoned gardener Tom Clarke as he artistically describes the natural beauty of flowers and the multi-faceted dimensions of love. Feel the Lord's gentle touch as thirty flowers are colorfully presented from the Gethsemane Prayer Garden. Unique aspects of each flower are then brought out as representations of God's love and our heartfelt response. The hope is that through this book, each person will richly and deeply experience the love of Christ.

Paperback, 82 pages
Published December 6th 2009 by Prayer Gardeners
ISBN 0981621325 (ISBN13: 9780981621326)

A GARDEN OF LOVE starts with the author’s ideas about the particular plant he’s writing about, along with a beautiful picture.  It gives a description of the plant, when it blooms, and fragrance.  It is followed by bible verses, prayer and thoughts about the verses and how the flowers relate to them, then a short application for us to remember as we go about our day. Each devotional is short, only one page—two pages if you count the picture leading up to it. 
If you or someone you know loves gardening, then you'll want to get a copy of A GARDEN OF LOVE for yourself or them. This is a perfect book for the coffee table or a devotional.

About the Author

Thomas B. Clarke is the caretaker of the Gethsemane Prayer Garden in Syracuse, NY, an author/publisher of Christian books, and a computer software developer. Both gardening and writing are part-time jobs for him, but they are his heart-felt passion: to help others experience Jesus Christ in a most personal way and to grow in love.
His wife is Nancy, and he has two adult daughters, Laurel and Becky. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior in 1989 at a Billy Graham Crusade.

Disclosure of Material: I received this book free from the publisher through the book review program, which requires an honest, though not necessarily positive, review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s CFR Title 16, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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