Chicken soup unsinkable.., p.1
Chicken Soup Unsinkable Soul, p.1Jack Canfield
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title : Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul : 101 Inspirational Stories of Overcoming Life's Challenges
author : Canfield, Jack
publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
isbn10 | asin :
print isbn13 : 9781558746992
ebook isbn13 : 9780585104942
language : English
subject Conduct of life, Spiritual life.
publication date : 1999
lcc : BJ1597.C45 1999eb
ddc : 158.1/28
subject : Conduct of life, Spiritual life.
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"This is a very smart book. It understands that no obstacle in life is hardy enough to resist a strong character, a valiant heart and a ready sense of humor."
founder, Special Olympics,
executive vice president, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation
"It is known that nothing is more important than persistence and perseverance. Unsinkable Soul is a moving read."
author, The Celestine Prophecy
"Too many of us stuff our bodies and starve our souls. Now straight out of God's kitchen comes Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul. I heartily recommend it for those who've learned that we cannot live by bread alone."
"The search for inspiring, uplifting and challenging illustrations for the Sunday sermon has been made extremely easy through the wonderful stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul. The congregation always wants to know the source of the stories. These true-life stories are great encouragement to hungry souls."
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president, Purpose Ministries
"My dreams were dashed at age eighteen; I was completely paralyzed by polio. I eventually achieved my dreams because of encouragement from people like the ones in Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul."
motivational speaker and author,
Living, Laughing and Loving Life!
"Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul is a wonderful selection of inspirational stories. They tell how you can achieve a meaningful life with belief in yourself, in the greatness of people and the goodness of God."
Ruth Stafford Peale
chairman, Guideposts, Inc.
"Each story in Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul will be read with zest, pondered quietly, and used widelya truly life-affirming accomplishment."
Rabbi Earl A. Grollman, DHC, D.D.
author, Living When a Loved One Has Died
"Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul is a collection of short stories that are inspirational, heartwarming and profoundly meaningful. These anecdotes provide examples of the indomitable human spirit. Open your heart with this book and your life will be forever enriched."
Dr. Nilufer P. Medora
professor, child development and family studies
"Thank you for Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul! Everybody goes through tough times sooner or later. This book shows how others made it and how you can too."
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psychologist and author, Striking Out at Stress
"The stories in Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul are incredible! People need a well-balanced dietthis extraordinary Chicken Soup book meets that requirement resoundingly."
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"Here is a book that can give hope to those in search of courage to those who need courage, and fresh insight into how to live every day to its fullest."
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author, Money Dynamics for the 1990s
founder, VanCaspel & Company, Inc.
Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul
101 Inspirational Stories of Overcoming Life's Challenges
Mark Victor Hansen
Health Communications, Inc.
Deerfield Beach, Florida
We would like to acknowledge the following publishers and individuals for permission to reprint the following material. (Note: The stories that were penned anonymously, that are in the public domain, or that were written by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen or Heather McNamara are not included in this listing.)
Growing Roots. Excerpted from Front Porch Tales, ©1997 by Philip Gulley. Used by permission of Multnomah Publishers, Inc.
A New Day for Dorothy. By Frances Leslie. Reprinted with permission from Guideposts magazine. Copyright ©1966 by Guideposts, Carmel NY 10512.
My Mother's Greatest Gift. Reprinted by permission of Marie Ragghianti. ©1999 Marie Ragghianti.
Sensory Deprivation. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Hill. ©1999 Deborah Hill.
The Ugliest Cat in the World, The Flight of the Red-Tail, The Ludenschide Connection and Cyclops Stole Our Hearts. Reprinted by permission of Penny Porter. ©1999 Penny Porter.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Chicken soup for the unsinkable soul: 101 inspirational stories of overcoming life's
challenges / [compiled by] Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Heather
1. Conduct of life. 2. Spiritual life. I. Canfield, Jack. II. Hansen, Mark Victor.
III. McNamara, Heather.
©1999 Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
ISBN 1-55874-698-6 (trade paper) ISBN 1-55874-699-4 (hardcover)
All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of the publisher.
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
3201 S.W. 15th Street
Deer field Beach, FL 33442-8190
Cover redesign by Lisa Camp
Book design by Lawna Patterson Oldfield
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1. Taking the Challenge
A New Day for Dorothy
Frances E. Leslie
My Mother's Greatest Gift
The Ugliest Cat in the World
Journey Out of Silence
William L. Rush
The Flight of the Red-Tail
The Racking Horse
Lori Bledsoe as told to Rhonda Reese
Tina's Ten Points
Beat the Drum
Julane DeBoer as told to Bill Holton
Just Do What You Can
2. Living Your Dream
Dare to Imagine
Marilyn King as told to Carol Kline
The Little Girl Who Dared to Wish
Alan D. Shultz
Never Give Up
How to Be New and Different
I Was Thirty-Seven Years Old at the Time
The Secret Behind My Success
3. The Power of Love
No Greater Love
Col. John W. Mansur
Deborah Tyler Blais
Paula Bachleda Koskey
The Other Mother
A Prayer for Children
Ina J. Hughs
Washing Teddy Bears
To Love Enough
Cynthia M. Hamond
The Angel Who Fetched
Heaven's Very Special Child
John and Edna Massimilla
Charles A. Hart
4. The Power of Support
The Ludenschide Connection
The Day I Finally Cried
The Sound of One Hand Clapping
The Joy of Usefulness
Margaret of New Orleans
Sara Cone Bryant
Will Allen Dromgoole
The Yellow Ribbon
And, And, And
Robin L. Silverman
5. Insights and Lessons
The Day at the Beach
A Lesson in Cloud Recognition
Joyce A. Harvey
A Story to Live By
Deborah E. Hill
The Birthday Present
Mavis Burton Ferguson
William L. Rush
A Bowl of Humility
Wind Beneath My Wings
Karyl Chastain Beal
How I Came to Terms
Mike Cottrill as told to Bill Holton
Emily Perl Kingsley
6. On Courage and Determination
The Best Advice I Ever Had
The Victim's Voice
Barriers or Hurdles?
A Tribute to Courage
You Can Beat the Odds and Be a Winner, Too
Abigail Van Buren
Superman Learns How to Ride
Robert Tate Miller
A Father's Advice
Christopher de Vinck
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