Once Upon A Book: Writing News

The SuperHolies Camp Program (VBS) in Details!

Blessed day! We received so much interest in the VBS Camp Program since it launched, and as the same questions kept coming our way, we created this Fact Seet to answer all your questions and provide additional details. The SuperHolies VBS Program FAQ Do you send us printed material? The program we created is completely digital - so you will be free to immediately download it upon purchase and print as many copies as you need with one license. Can I share the VBS material with other churches in my diocese? One purchase grants you the license for one parish....

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Introducing Philo and the SuperHolies VBS Program for elementary aged kids!

Counting down to Summer Are you already thinking about summer? I know I am. In Canada, winter has been long and cold, with no end in sight of snowfall. Add to this the never-ending school projects and exams, which add to the sense of despair. Is it any wonder that sunny carefree vacation days are my go-to mental happy place when I close my eyes? I wish winter would come to an end: NOW! Summer's #1 Challenge: Entertaining Our Children Summer comes with its own set of challenges though. How to occupy the young ones during the day? Filling their...

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How faithful are we to Christ? Introducing: Philo and the Faithfulness SuperHoly!

Good day friends, I have a question, actually, quite a few questions! When did we stop talking about our faith? When did we stop proactively sharing that we are Christian? When did we stop being faithful to our faith in Christ? At our first job? During University? College? High School? Or at an even younger age? We are living in an era where it is politically incorrect to criticize any religion, except Christianity. In fact, criticizing Christianity is almost evidence of one’s intellect and independence. It is now accepted to openly mock the Christian faith, to distort Biblical truths in...

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It takes a Village to raise a book: Philo and The SuperHolies 3 years anniversary!

Dear Friends, It takes a village to raise a book! Three years ago, Philo and the SuperHolies became a reality after spending too much time hanging out in my dreams. This is a Thank You letter to all of you past strangers who have become friends: This journey could NOT have been possible without your support. Your words of encouragement are better than ranking on all the bestsellers lists in the world. Messages from parents telling me that their children “Activated the SuperHolies” bring tears to my eyes. Stories of children hosting SuperHolies themed birthday parties make my heart sing....

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Announcing the newest SuperHoly adventure!

Hello friends, It is a blessing and a privilege to be announcing the 4th SuperHoly book during Lent! What better time to introduce the Faithfulness SuperHoly than during our journey towards Salvation? Philo and the Faithfulness SuperHoly, the newest in our series, is slated for publication in the summer of 2019! Philo is facing a new challenge, one that all of our children experience at some point, proudly proclaiming his faith in a society that has grown accustomed to ridiculing Christianity. Here is a sneak peek – for your eyes only – ok, you can show your children too! Should...

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SuperHolies’ Summer Camp Fun

The SuperHolies went to Summer Camp! The weather is getting colder and the days are getting grayer; nothing like pictures of sweet angels enjoying the SuperHolies at summer camp to add some warmth and light to my Monday! This summer, Saint Paul's Coptic Orthodox Mission Church of Chicago, leveraged the SuperHolies during their summer camp. I feel blessed and honoured that the SuperHolies were deemed useful to teach children about the love of Christ. My dear friend Sandra sent me these beautiful pictures and the ingenious way that the SuperHolies were incorporated into the material: ''The kids all had a...

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When passion is louder than doubts- Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh's knew a thing or two about doubting one's talent Good day, dear readers, What are you passionate about? When you were younger, what did you dream of becoming? If you could quit your day job, how would you spend your days? Would you be exploring the wilderness, capturing nature in breathtaking photographs, sculpting, writing? What is holding you back? What is holding us back from indulging in our passions? Fear of failure? That fear kept me captive for years and still ambushes me every week, like clockwork. I leave you with this eloquent quote from a brilliant artist...

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