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  • Genre:NATURE
  • SubGenre:Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • Language:English
  • Pages:26
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667827896

Losing Our Marbles

An Epic Creation Story for All Ages

by Sue Ellen Nelson

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An imaginative spin on the creation of our solar system that makes the inhabitants of each planet responsible for its continued existence, with ultimate consequences. This is a tale for the times; reminding each of us that we are co-creators with the Great Architect of the Universe, and that we need to....."take care of the planet and each other". The delightful illustrations carry the more sober message that each of us has an obligation of good stewardship, entrusted to us by a loving and remarkably patient Creator.
Looking at the incredible design of our solar system, the author and illustrator provide a unique and thought-provoking story of how a loving Creator breathed life into each of the planets, along with the same instructions each time for maintaining life. While this in no way is designed to be a scientific handbook, it is instead a hopeful reminder that our planets have limitations, and that celestial patience may be moving on. "Losing Our Marbles" is a nod to the incredible beauty of this Earth that is ours' to preserve or to destroy. This fanciful tale is offered up as an homage to all who are paying attention to the preservation of the planet. We thank you, and the Earth thanks you!
About the author
Sue Ellen Nelson grew up on a small family farm in Southwest Michigan. As the daughter of a Congregational minister and a classroom teacher, her roots grew deep in the rural soil, as well as in her faith. She is a retired educator who is deeply concerned about teaching children and adults to be mindful of their roles in the stewardship of the planet. Her illustrator-daughter has taught her much about being good caretakers of Mother Earth.