Janet Stobie



A writer, storyteller, family counselor and ordained minister, Janet Stobie loves sharing her faith through storytelling. She served with Bethany, Pontypool and Dunsford United Churches in Ontario from 1989 until 2008, when she retired to focus on her writing and her family.
Janet writes a weekly devotional column for the Millbrook Times and is welcomed as a storyteller at fundraisers, group meetings and Sunday morning church services. Her books can be purchased online at www.janetstobie.com
Janet has written five books
A Child Speaks: Hear the Wisdom of the Children of the Bible - A short story collection that offers a new biblical perspective.
Can I Hold Him? Christmas Stories for All Ages - Short stories that bring renewed meaning to Christmas.
Spectacular Stella – The Story of the Christmas Star- Ages 3-8 teaching self-acceptance.
A Place Called Home: Homeless? Who Me? Ages 7-10 offering a new face to homelessness
FIREWEED - Mystery for youth and adults - teaches grief strategies as well as interfaith dialogue as one road to peace.

Where to buy in print


To Begin Again: A New Catalpa Creek Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Anchored in faith, spiced with romance, mystery, and history, "To Begin Again" is an intriguing story that will keep the reader turning the pages. Family and community relationships bring challenges and joy, as widower Steve and his teenaged daughter Renée, deal with current issues such as acceptance, immigration and faith. A set of discussion questions provide a guide for book clubs.
A Child Speaks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Child Speaks is an eye-opening "read" for parents and children. Live the fear and pride of Moses’ sister, Miriam, as she places her baby brother in the bulrushes. Feel the weight of Joseph’s lunch basket, as he drags it behind him. Enjoy his excitement when he offers it to the great healer, Jesus. Discover that the Bible’s wisdom is relevant today. Enjoy this valuable educational resource.

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