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LocalLit book spotlight: ‘Worship is More Than You Think’ by Jennifer Abbott

Jennifer Abbott of Channahon is the author of this book for children.
Jennifer Abbott of Channahon is the author of this book for children.

As the mother and grandmother of many, I’ve held a lot of worship books intended for children.

Yet only a few resonated with my children. I think sometimes when adults write devotionals for children, they’re written from the standpoint of how adults think the experience of worship is (or should be) for children.

So after I interviewed Jennifer Abbott of Channahon, the author of “Worship is More Than You Think” for The Herald-News in 2018, I was curious to read the book. I’ll be reviewing it in Tuesday’s LocalLit newsletter.

Here is an Amazon description: “Ever wonder how you can give back to God? Ever wonder if God will look at you and use you even if you are young? This book may have the answer for you.

“Worship can wear many different hats. God knows if we are truly giving him praise, because He sees what we don’t. After all God doesn’t look at us with a human eye. He sees everything and knows every emotion and attitude.

“This book takes you down a path of understanding what God looks at. I pray it helps give you a better understanding of your passion, your God and yourself.”

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Each week LocalLit will deliver an original short and family-friendly story, or book review, by a local author to subscribers.

To submit, call Denise M. Baran-Unland at 815-280-4122 or email dunland@shawmedia.com.

Sign up for the free LocalLit newsletter attheherald-news.com/newsletter/locallit/#//.

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