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Celebrate the sister-to-sister bond in all its wild, wacky, poignant and inspirational glory. She saw you through bad hair days, big hair days and your (first) gray-hair day; she was chief shopping consultant for your first training bra, your wedding dress and your post-maternity jeans -- she is your sister, your friend, your confidante. Revel in all that she brings to your life with Chicken Soup for the Sister's Soul 2, a heartfelt and uplifting collection of more laugh-out-loud stories that will help you remember the good times as well as touching stories that illuminate how she's helped buoy you through tough times. This keepsake collection will touch your heart the way only your sister can.
Stories to inspire, encourage and warm.
Almost everyone thinks their own family is "dysfunctional "or at least has a dysfunctional member or two. With stories about wacky yet lovable relatives, holiday meltdowns, and funny foibles along with more serious stories about abuse, controlling family members, and flare-ups, Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family shows readers that they aren't alone.
In this book of 101 inspirational stories, contributors share their personal angel experiences of faith, miracles, and answered prayers, which will amaze and inspire you.Celestial, otherworldly, heavenly. Whatever the term, sometimes there is no earthly explanation for what we experience, and a higher power is clearly at work. You will be awed and inspired by these true personal stories from people, religious and non-religious, about hope, healing, and help from angels.
These 101 true stories of answered prayers for healing, strength, protection, and more prove that God is listening and very active in our lives today. Regular people share their personal stories of God's Divine intervention, healing power, and communication. Evidence of His love and involvement in our lives will encourage, uplift, and recharge the faith of all readers.
This collection, features seven virtues associated with Christmas. Each section ends with an idea on how to start your own holiday tradition, from baking cookies to charity ideas that reflect the spirit of the virtue.
These 101 true stories of healing, divine intervention, and answered prayers prove that God is alive and very active in the world today, working miracles on our behalf. Regular people share their personal stories of God's Divine intervention and healing power as He makes the impossible possible! Evidence of His love and involvement in our lives will encourage, uplift, and recharge the faith of Catholic and all Christian readers.
College life can be fun, stressful, exciting, and educational in more ways than one. This is a book for any current or prospective college student who wants to know what really goes on in the dorms and in the classroom. Story topics range from the academic, like studying abroad and picking majors, to partying and life choices. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Campus Chronicles is about growing up, making choices, learning lessons, and making the best of your last years as a student.
A support group you can hold in your hand, this loving and inspirational collection of intimate stories, by cancer patients and their loved ones, medical professionals, clergy and friends, is a must-read for anyone affected by cancer. Writers share all their experiences - from the initial diagnosis, to breaking the news to loved ones, to discussing the effect on home, school and work, from securing a medical team to living through an ever changing self-image, from the embarrassment of losing hair to discovering a new spirituality. A bonus book, a no-holds-barred memoir by cancer patient Elizabeth Bayer, is bound into this volume, after the full-length Chicken Soup for the Soul book.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. (Desmond Tutu) Rivalry, competition, camaraderie, love, and support are found in the bond between brothers and sisters.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrating Mothers and Daughters: A Celebration of Our Most Important Bondby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Dorothy Firman Julie Firman Frances Firman Salorio
For mothers and daughters about the complexities, cherished moments and greatest lessons they've learned from one another, this companion to the bestselling "Chicken Soup for the Mother and Daughter Soul" delves into this intricate and unique bond.
This book is filled with stories of people going out of their way to help others during tragic times. Readers will discover, firsthand, the compassion, empathy, and generosity that still exists in today's world. It is a celebration of the people in the world neighbors, friends, perfect strangers who care and make a difference in the lives of others.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Kids: Stories to Inspire, Amuse, and Warm the Hearts of Christian Kids and Their Parentsby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Amy Newmark
With 101 great stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's library, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Kids was created specifically for Christian parents to read themselves or to share with their children. Christian parents will enjoy reading these heartfelt, inspiring, and often humorous stories about the ups and downs of daily life in today's contemporary Christian families. All of the selected stories are appropriate for children and are about raising Christian kids twelve and under.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Teen Talk: Christian Teens Share Their Stories of Support, Inspiration and Growing Upby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Amy Newmark
Devout Christian teens care about their connection and relationship with God, but they are also experiencing all the normal ups and downs of teenage life. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Teen Talk, filled with 101 stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's library, offers support and inspiration for Christian teens with heartfelt true stories about love, compassion, loss, forgiveness, friends, school, and faith.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer: Stories about the Love, Inspiration, and Joy of Christmasby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Amy Newmark
Everyone loves Christmas and the holiday season. We reunite scattered family members, watch the wonder in a child's eyes, and feel the joy of giving gifts. The rituals of the holiday season give a rhythm to the years and create a foundation for our lives, as we gather with family, with our communities at church, at school, and even at the mall, to share the special spirit of the season, brightening those long winter days. "Santa-safe" for kids!
Christmas is a magical time of year -- a time of family, friends, and traditions. Readers will revel in the 101 holiday stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Magic that spread the special joy, wonder, and blessings of the season with its tales of finding the perfect Christmas tree, being with family, seeing the awe in a child's eyes, and enjoying the magic of the season.
A Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas: Stories to Warm your Heart and Share with Family During the Holidaysby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Children experience Christmas through magic, anticipation, and learning about the baby Jesus. As we mature, we experience Christmas through the gifts we give, the love we share, and the magic we create for others. A Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas brings back the memories of childhood through the eyes of children on Christmas day and inspires good deeds by reminding us how the smallest gesture can truly change a life. Go back in time through genuine stories of hope and kindness and see how people find the true meaning of the season through unexpected miracles and those they meet along the way. Peek into the life of one family as they visit a relative at a nursing home on Christmas and how a cup of ice cream and a few moments of time brighten up the day for those who live there. Read about one woman's journey through surviving the loss of her husband and how the love and warmth of her family at Christmas strengthens her. Enjoy a sweet tale of how an old doll dressed in new clothes becomes the most precious gift and cherished memory a child ever receives. And, of course, it wouldn't be Christmas without a few stories celebrating the wonderment and joy children experience throughout this very special season.
What are you thankful for today? This uplifting book reminds readers of the blessings in their lives, despite financial stress, natural disasters, health scares and illnesses, housing challenges and family worries. Stories of optimism, faith, and strength remind us of the simple pleasures of family, home, health, and inexpensive good times.
Songs tell a story, and now many of country music's most famous singers and songwriters are sharing more of the story! These artists reveal the inspiration, influence, and background, and when and why they wrote their most famous songs, in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Country Music. Book includes great photos of the songwriters and lyrics of many of the songs. A great gift for anyone who loves country music!
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dads & Daughters: Stories about the Special Relationship between Fathers and Daughtersby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Amy Newmark
The day a girl is born, she starts a special relationship with her father. It doesn't matter her age -- she will always be his little girl. This wide-ranging exploration of the relationship between fathers and daughters will warm the hearts of daughters, fathers, and grandfathers, with our 101 favorite stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's library, celebrating the special bond between fathers and daughters as they move through all of life's different phases.
Searching for The One? This collection of stories from men and women about dating - the good, the bad, the ugly - will encourage you, support you, and make you laugh as you navigate the dating game.This fun new book about dating - whether it sparked a lifelong love or a laugh with friends - will give you a boost as you search for your soul mate. Read about how couples met, good and bad dates, maintaining the relationship, second chances, the Internet, and all the other ups and downs of dating, love, and romance. For men and women from 21 to 91.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery: 101 Stories about Surviving and Thriving after Divorceby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Hansen
Filled with heartfelt, personal stories, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery provides support, inspiration, and humor on all the phases of divorce, including the initial shock of the decision, the logistics of living through it, self-discovery, and the new world of dating and even remarriage. Readers going through a divorce will find this book a great source of emotional support and a guide as they go through the process.
Full of heartfelt stories about gazing at surprisingly clean bedrooms, starting new careers, rediscovering spouses, and handling the continuing, and often humorous, needs of children, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters will inspire, support, and amuse parents. They'll nod their heads, cry a little, and laugh a lot, as they read these oh-so-true stories.
Personal stories combined with photos and specific advice from the contributors. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extraordinary Teens inspires teens with stories from the young people they admire. These extraordinary teens, mostly celebrities, share their troubles and triumphs, as well as what they do to continue to achieve.
Nearly everyone thinks their own family is "nutty" or at least has one or two nuts. With 101 stories of wacky yet lovable relatives, funny foibles, and holiday meltdowns, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters is often hilarious and occasionally poignant.
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