The journalist and mother opens up about her inspirational best-seller.
When Linsey Davis comes on your television screen, chances are you’re seeing her report some pretty serious news. The Emmy award-winning journalist is changing things up as she introduces her very first children’s book “The World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings” just in time for Mother’s Day.
Already a best-seller, the book follows the lives of two young Black siblings who learn about God’s inspiration around them on a trip outdoors with their parents. With beautiful illustrations and a moving message, Davis centers the story on a specific passage form the Bible: Psalm 118:24, “This is the day the Lord has made.”
Davis, a reporter at ABC News, wife and mother, says her 4-year-old son Ayden was her inspiration throughout the process. She also saw a need for more diversity in the publishing world — a phenomenon recently addressed by writer Denene Millner in her New York Times …