Forgiveness frees us to get on with our lives! We can all benefit from letting go of our anger, and the 101 personal, touching stories in this collection will help you see the power of forgiveness and how it can change your own life.
Whether it’s forgiving a major wrong or a minor blunder, forgiving someone is healing and frees you to move on with your life. You don’t have to forget or condone what happened, but letting go of your anger improves your wellbeing and repairs relationships. You will be inspired to change your life through the power of forgiveness as you read the 101 stories in this book about forgiving others, changing your attitude, healing and compassion.
Newmark's lively, upbeat addition to the long-running Chicken Soup for the Soul series will not disappoint its many fans. Full of encouraging slogans, stories, and suggestions, the book shows people stepping outside their comfort zone in ways small and big, from a retiree who attends a Kiss concert, to a 64 year-old first-time marathoner. The first-person stories are short and sweet, and run the inspirational gamut, with tales of finding love, meeting career challenges and changes, and overcoming lifelong fears (such as that of performing at piano recitals). Fewer tearjerker stories appear than series readers might expect, but there are a few, including from a daughter who found caring for her mother after her mother's stroke to be "an incredible blessing" and from a widow on her first solo trip after her husband's death. And if one is looking for some encouraging stories about volunteerism as an enriching option in retirement, read on contributors describe working for the Salvation Army and organizing a shelter for human trafficking victims, among other services. Readers looking for a jolt of inspiration and feel-good sentiment will be pleased with this companionable book. \n