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The Person I Marry Grace and Truth Books
  • ISBN: 9780-970462176
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Page Count: 32
  • Publisher: Storybook Meadow

The Person I Marry: Things I’ll Think About Long Before Saying “I Do” (Gary & Jan Bower)

$12.99 $11.50

Back in print!

Everyone knows what makes up a person’s outside, things like hair color, clothing or height. But isn’t the inside what really matters, when it comes to friends, and especially when it comes to marriage! In these pages young children are encouraged to look for and desire integrity, kindness, faithfulness, purpose, honor, helpfulness, teachability, and humility.

Winsomely adorable oil paintings by Jan Bower grace every page, along with the poetic wisdom of award-winning author Gary Bower.

These pages will inspire readers of all ages (but especially focused on ages 4-12) to place a higher value on the character of their future marriage partner, and to see less importance in appearance and other shallow criteria. Young children, teens, even grown-ups will benefit from the counsels of this book.

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The Person I Marry

Things I’ll Think About Long Before Saying “I Do”

Everyone knows what makes up a person’s outside, things like hair color, clothing or height. But isn’t the inside what really matters, when it comes to friends, and especially when it comes to marriage! In these pages young children are encouraged to look for and desire integrity, kindness, faithfulness, purpose, honor, helpfulness, teachability, and humility.

Gary and Jan Bower are parents of 12 children, and authors of several children’s books.  The Person I Marry is part of the Bright Futures Collection, which includes several other equally valuable books, shown below.  The focus of this volume is to express the joy of marriage and wisely preparing by thinking about the right qualities which the person you will aspire to marry ought to have.
 
The Person I Marry starts with:  
“Long before thinking of diamonds & glitter,
here are some things that I need to consider.”
The story emphasizes love, commitment, and purity, and a wide variety of other Christian and godly virtues.  Children of all ages are a suitable readership for this book and every parent will both enjoy it and learn from it as well. 

With the Award-winning art work of Jan Bower

Winsomely adorable oil paintings by Jan Bower grace every page, along with the poetic wisdom of award-winning author Gary Bower.

These pages will inspire readers of all ages (but especially focused on ages 4-12) to place a higher value on the character of their future marriage partner, and to see less importance in appearance and other shallow criteria. Young children, teens, even grown-ups will benefit from the counsels of this book.

Endorsements

“What a wonderful tool! The Person I Marry will guide parents in teaching the quality traits of a good spouse, so when children grow up they will have this vital information already hidden in their hearts.” — Gary Smalley, bestselling author of Guarding Your Child’s Heart and If Only He Knew: A Valuable Guide to Knowing, Understanding, and Loving Your Wife.

The Person I Marry gives children a clear vision of God’s pattern for marriage and romantic relationships. The pictures are beautiful, and the words are sweet and fun to read. It is a favorite among the Ludy kids!” — Eric & Leslie Ludy, bestselling authors of When God Writes Your Love Story and The Bravehearted Gospel: The Truth is Worth Fighting For.

 

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