A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

The runaway bestseller Chicken Soup for the Soul captured the mind's eye of thousands of readers with its uplifting message of wish and suggestion. With a country nonetheless hungering for extra excellent news, Canfield and Hansen went again to paintings and cooked up one other batch of life-affirming tales to hot your center and soothe your soul.

Through the reports of others, readers from all walks of existence can research the reward of affection, the facility of perseverance, the enjoyment of parenting and the very important strength of dreaming. percentage the magic that might swap without end the way you examine your self and the area round you.

Special contributions from M. Scott Peck, Ann Landers, paintings Linkletter, Harold Bloomfield and so forth are included.

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Youngs Page 24 It Takes Courage You gain strength, experience and confi- dence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face. . You must do the thing you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt Her name is Nikki. She lives just down the road from me. I have been inspired by this young lady for a number of years. Her story has touched my heart and when times get tough, I reflect on her courage. It started when she was in the seventh grade, with the doctor's report. Everything that her family had feared was true.

Harvey Mackay Author, Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive "Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen's collection of stories in Soup has a wonderful blend of wisdom and insight, just a dash of foolishness and smiles, much more than a pinch of kindness, with enough warmth to light the corners of the gloomiest of hearts. " It's nutritious for the soul and good for you. D. Humorist, Author and Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the College of Medicine at the Health Science Center in Syracuse, NY.

Now squeeze. That's it. Now again, squeeze. " In a sense I was showing my father how to hug, and as he squeezed, something happened. For an instant, a feeling of "I love you" bubbled through. " Now, both he and I waited for that momentary closeness to happen again. Yet, just at the moment when he would begin to enjoy the feelings of love, something would tighten in his upper torso and our hug would become awkward and strange. It took months before his rigidness gave way and he was able to let the emotions inside him pass through his arms to encircle me.

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