The Deep and the Brilliance is a short (10 page) children's book about deep thinking, friendship and silence. The beautiful paintings of Valery Rybakow inspires children to dream and reimagine the world around them. This is a great book for kids who like stars.
The Deep and the Brilliance
The Rev. jj Godwin (they/him) is an ordained transclergy person in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. As a chaplain, jj supports amplifying voices and spiritual needs of transgender people, especially in the Tenderloin of San Francisco, by partnering and making connections between the San Francisco Night Ministry, the Transgender District, Glide Memorial Church and Welcome. jj is the author and publisher of, The Deep and the Brilliance, through Wilgefortis Press, which has been read in churches as the Children's Sermon, and continues to be a spiritual practice for amplifying the voice and art of trans people and allies. jj lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can find jj on most social media platforms @heyjjdollarhide or @jjdollarhide.