Wednesday, 26 November 2014
It is precisely this difficulty that Mother Mary Loyola addresses with this book. She knew children's minds so well - how they crave being treated like adults - and thus she avoids all that is oversimplified or saccharine, a quality which gives all of her work such broad appeal, even to adults. Her vivid storytelling brings to life an irresistible feeling of the comfort and joy the child will find in the forgiveness of their loving father. Who, then, would dream of ever avoiding such sweet medicine?