The present is the only chance to build our family as a domestic church.

Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit. - John 12:24

About the Author

Nannet Horton

is living out joyfully her vocation of wife and mother in Ames, Iowa. As a homeschool teacher and a catechist, she is dedicated to the integrated education of children and youth in mind, heart, body, and spirit.

About the Illustrator

Lucy Read

is currently attending high school in Ames, Iowa.  She is very passionate in the arts, including music, theater, knitting, and of course, illustrating. She enjoys working with ceramics and charcoal medium in her artwork.


— Steven K.

“The book is well written and the graphics add to the overall appeal of the book. Worth it if you are looking for the opportunity to bring Jesus into your children’s lives.”

— Bob H.

“A beautiful children’s book about the Eucharist. This book includes beautiful images and verse that will speak to the heart of children about the real presence of Jesus in the Holy Eucharist. It makes for a great 1st Holy Communion gift. ”

— Verified Purchase

“I love the graphics and how it was presented . I will definitely recommend the book in my church and can use it in the class for children getting the Sacrament of Holy Communion.”

— Verified Purchase

“This book is a perfect gift for a child preparing for their first communion. It does a beautiful job of helping children understand the gift that communion is. The illustrations are cute and it is written simply and clearly for children.”

— Maria M.

​“This book will capture the hearts and minds of readers young and old. The story teaches children the importance of faith and the profound connection  between themselves and Jesus, while emphasizing the beauty of this transformational sacrament. A great gift for children receiving their First Communion!”

— Marisa

​“I would LOVE to use this book for future art projects! It looks beautiful, and helps children begin to understand Jesus’s true presence in the Eucharist, a very important lesson for them to learn these days.”