Like Saving Summer in a Jar: The Story of James
Like Saving Summer in a Jar: The Story of James

Like Saving Summer in a Jar: The Story of James "Jimmy" Mathis - A Strawbridge Boy

by Amy Mathis

View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, September 23


This is the story of James “Jimmy’ Mathis. It is the story of a boy who needed a home and about a family pulled apart by hard choices. It is the story about a legacy and the many people touched by it. But above all, it is the story of love and giving and how one man radiated the love for his family and gave back to his community. His daughter captures the story in this moving posthumous biography.

Jimmy’s most important experiences come from his time living at the Sykesville, Maryland based Strawbridge Home for Boys. The years spent there left an indelible mark on his life. The home offered refuge at a surprising time in Jimmy’s life. The nurturing and guidance he received gave him passion, purpose, and direction. As Jimmy grows older, forms his own family, and starts his career, he never loses the faith and bottomless optimism that allowed him to influence hearts, minds, and lives. Join the journey as it begins on the steps of the boys’ home then takes you through the life of this incredible man. You will be inspired to follow his example of goodness and kindness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781643008417
Publisher: Covenant Books
Publication date: 12/20/2018
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,094,009
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews