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The Power of Yes!: 101 Stories about Adventure, Change and Positive Thinking

Try new things, overcome your fears, and broaden your world. You’ll feel empowered and energized when you use the power of YES!

Saying YES gives you power—the power to make your life more exciting and your world bigger. So, do things that challenge you. Face your fears. And don’t be afraid to reinvent yourself. You’ll be inspired to make your own to-do list when you read these stories from regular people who used the power of saying “yes” to improve their lives. Find the motivation you need in the entertaining, personal accounts in these 101 stories.

Angels and Miracles: 101 Inspirational Stories about Hope, Answered Prayers, and Divine Intervention

These 101 true personal stories of angels, miracles, answered prayers, and faith in action will amaze you. Good things do happen to good people!

Miracles happen every day to people from all walks of life. And angels are among us if we are open to seeing them and accepting their help. You’ll be inspired, awed and comforted by these 101 stories, including:

The woman told by a voice in her car to listen to the radio, who goes on to win the radio station’s nationwide contest for a cruise and $25,000

The pastor who lost her ability to speak after tongue cancer but then defied all the doctors by singing hymns beautifully in church

The four-year-old girl who drew a perfect anatomical heart with crayons even though she didn’t know her grandpa was having heart surgery

The three siblings who had the exact same dream, down to every detail, about visiting a beautiful, mystical land the night their mother died

The stranger who disappeared after opening a stuck car door and guiding a driver through the flames after the firefighters couldn’t get her out

The woman whose deceased grandmother’s voice told her to move her baby seconds before a tree fell into the house right where he was sleeping

The father who felt unexplainably compelled to change his plans and take the wrong way home, leading him to his daughter’s car

Home Sweet Home: 101 Stories about Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work

Your home is your haven—and often your favorite place. These stories will entertain and inspire you, whether your home is an apartment, a house, or a condo.

This collection of 101 stories is a great gift for a first-time buyer, a downsizer, a new neighbor, or a remodeler. Give yourself some “me time” with these chapters about:

On the Move — the joy, adventure, and excitement of moving

Buying and Selling — house hunting, moving on, and making deals

Dreams Can ComeTrue — amazing stories of hope and happiness

Remodeling, Redecorating, Repairing — hard work that’s worth it!

Through the Generations — history, perspective, and kindness

You CAN Go Home Again — visiting your old home & finding yourself

Unwanted Guests — adventures with animals… and houseguests!

Do-It-Yourself Disasters — you’ll love these funny confessions

Downsizing and Retiring — the joy of simplicity …and better weather!

What Makes a Home — what really matters inside those four walls

Think Positive for Kids: 101 Stories about Good Decisions, Self-Esteem, and Positive Thinking

Child advocate Kevin Sorbo, of Hercules, teams with Chicken Soup for the Soul in this collection of positive and uplifting stories—great lessons and inspiration for kids and their parents!

Start a conversation with your child! Share these stories about values, gratitude, good decisions, and having the courage to do the right thing. It’s a great way to learn what’s important to your child, and to help a child learn from the examples of others. You’ll read stories about:

Being responsible

Trying something new

Making real friends

Doing the right thing

Developing self-esteem

Handling bullies and cliques

Appreciating your family

Making good choices

Being grateful

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