Ron is a poet and peace activist, who wrote the fiction GAPS and Prophetic Poetry: Holy Agitation for Peace, Justice, and Passion. He received his Doctorate from DREW University in Madison NJ and his ministry and counseling degrees from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis and Northwest Christian University in Eugene Oregon. He enjoys supporting peace and justice issues, water gardening and sailing Sabbatical II.
Toni received her Masters in Early Childhood from the University of Illinois and teaching degree from Eureka College. Recognized by her Excellence in Education Award, she taught children at all levels and trained as a Montessori teacher. Her secrets for raising children unfold inside these pages and her grandparenting insights can nurture and transform the social landscape.
This third volume is part of a trilogy of Prophetic Poetry books, written to imagine peace, justice and ecology. But it is the way to achieve these goals through openness, authenticity and love. In a labor of love, poetry becomes an expression of imagination to soften the hard edges, like water flowing over stones to make them smoother.
The cover of these prophetic and passionate poems shows a mushroom cloud in the distance yet the reality of nuclear missiles is mindlessly near. The nasty picture of a Drone in the foreground reveals a dangerous future. The red color percolates up through the parched earth to represent the values of peace, justice and ecology, a key to open Volume 2 of this trilogy Prophetic Poetry.
All parents are challenged by child–raising and the authors help parents raise and enjoy their kids. This book also shows how Grandparents have a role to play in restoring society that chooses peace over war and stops along the way to help one’s neighbor. Here is an in-depth look at compassionate parenting and how to raise the best authentic human beings possible.