“MOMMY I WANT TO FLY”
“Vernon T. Bateman”
This Book” Mommy I Want to Fly” Is a story about transformation. In Life we are all greeted with change. Here we have an author whose love for his children supersedes the distance of time. His story captures the connection of a child and a parent. We see an encourager, teacher and nurturer in the Mother Butterfly while witnessing Modesty mature and evolve.
We can find in our own lives moments when we are determined to do something but difficulty stands in our way. Vernon captures the joy of lovely and modesty for the reading enjoyment of every child. This book will engage all parents to help them to continue to lead, to care for, protect, encourage, and love while bonding with their children and the characters in “Mommy I Want to Fly.”
As a father Vernon has desired to be present for his own children, but because of the challenges and the difficulties, he has been unable to do everything that he desires to be to Heaven, Angel, Saquan, Miracle, Promise, Jalen, Jada, and Mishawn. This book is a gift to his children and every other child who has had an absent, distant, or lost parent. It is also an example to those fathers who wonder how I can share something deeper, everlasting and more fulfilling than a brief visit, a letter, a card or a phone call. The author Vernon T. Bateman gives each of us an example of redemption as he commits himself to self-improvement so that he may be able to help other betterment.
As you open these pages to go with Vernon and each character, imagine again, or fantasize anew and share a time of bonding with your child, your student, and your grandchild and find yourself saying, “I Too, Want to Fly!”
“Vernon’s” growth is a testament to the power of change, the will to improve and the miracle of hope. Today he too has taken flight and making a positive difference.