How Loving Kindness Grows is based on a true story that happened during the unanticipated events of 2020.

When Erma and her family visit farmer Jacob’s farm to pick up vegetables, little do they know they will be bringing back a secret gift.

About the Author

Ida Ra Nalbandian, a former university lecturer teaching philology, linguistics, and comparative literature, is the author of Does God Have a Bicycle. Ida and her family founded VSCF-Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation in memory of her late son, whose life was tragically cut short by a drunk driver. Continuing the foundation’s mission to promote self-awareness, mindfulness, and attentive choices, Jacob’s Magic Vegetables is a tribute to the expansion of the greater good.