Psychologist Emily Crawford’s world changed forever in 2001, when she adopted a tiny green iguana named Sammy. With her fascinating prehistoric appearance and elaborate system of nonverbal communication, Sammy soon grew into an ambassador for love. Her gentle wisdom repeatedly shone light in the darkest places in Emily’s life.
With humor and beautiful photographs, this personal narrative offers valuable life lessons and ways to listen for love in the most unexpected places.
“God Is Talking helps us realize that even iguanas can teach us about life as long as we can slow down and listen! Whether you are a parent, animal lover, spiritual person, or anyone who has had challenges in your life, learn how to gain insight and perspective into the gifts that life brings!”
—Abram Wilks, licensed clinical social worker
“Sammy the green iguana is brought to life with warmth, enthusiasm, and cleverness. There is so much wisdom about the world wrapped up in one little beloved green iguana girl! This is a big journey through life’s important lessons from a unique perspective you will not want to miss!”
—Shannyn Yalaoui, systems analyst and
Second Chance animal rescue volunteer
“It’s a fun and honest love story that makes a person want to go green. It also is a great reminder that God can and does work in all kinds of ways—not just in the ordinary but the extraordinary.”
—Reverend Keith Vessell, First United Methodist Church