National Reading Month: JJ Reads – God Knows All About Me

In the video below, JJ is reading God Knows All About Me by Kate Toms.  As I have said many times before, representation matters and that includes in religion.  I have been inside of religious places where I have felt uncomfortable because all of the art that shows God, angels, and the afterlife features white skin.  Don’t sing to me:

Jesus loves the little children

All the children of the world

Red and yellow

Black and white

They are precious in his sight

Jesus loves the little children of the world

…and then your church is covered in artwork that leaves me out.

I like this book because it is a story about how God knows you and the children in the book have brown skin.

I hope you will enjoy this book!

 

 

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