Our Children and God Author:Mrs. Clarence H. Hamilton This is a book for parents--and for future parents. with th ehuman sympathy and good sense of her popular Doorway to a Happy Home even more clearly evident, Mrs. Hamilton gives wise and honest counsel on how best to help children grow in mind and spirit as well as body. — If you love your children and want to do well by them, Mrs. Hamilton is ta... more »lking to you. Above all, if you are confused by the mulitiplicity of advice you have been getting and disturbed by warnings of the many dangers your children will encounter, she is talking to you very earnestly and encouragingly. For she clears away confusion and refocuses attention on fundamentals so simple and so basic that they are often overlooked and mislaid.
Love is the center of Mrs. Hamilton's teaching. Never dogmatic, never churchy, she is a profoundly religious woman. At the core of Christianity she finds the command to love. When she searches for the meaning of life, she discovers it through loving and being loved. In bringing up children, likewise, the prime essential is a loving relationship. Love reaches out in concentric circles to embrace the family, friends, the community, one;s whole people, God. So the child's spirit grows and matures.« less