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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Miracles And The Unexplainable

    $14.95

    These true personal stories of miracles, angels, answered prayers, messages from heaven, miraculous healing, amazing coincidences, divine timing and divine intervention will give you hope and deepen your faith.

    We call them “miracles,” “remarkable coincidences,” and “divine interventions.” The truth is, we’re not at all sure what they are. What we do know is that they happen every day to people from all walks of life, and they can’t be explained. But what stories they make! Be prepared to be amazed, inspired, and comforted by these 101 true, personal stories.

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  • Missionary Stories From Around The World

    $9.99

    Have you ever wanted to travel the world? Perhaps you’d like to visit far away countries and discover all about the people who live there? What if instead, you’d like to have adventures closer to home? Well this book is for you!

    Meet some very adventurous missionaries and learn about the countries they worked in. Find out what it’s like to be in the middle of the Mau Mau rebellion in Africa or how orphanages in India present difficulties you would never imagine. Find out how difficult it can be talking to people about Jesus in London or how looking after children in China is completely different, and exhausting!

    Gladys Aylward, Jim Elliot, Amy Carmichael, William Carey, Lottie Moon, and others all knew what it was like to work in a foreign country. Charles Spurgeon and Chief White Feather were missionaries in their native lands – but they had troubles too.

    Here is danger, adventure and excitement all through working for God. Here are stories about people from the beginning of modern day missions up to the present day. It’s all part of being in the Christian family – a family that is spreading round the whole world at an amazing rate.

    At the end of the book are some check up questions to help you remember the stories.

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  • I Found Love

    $16.99

    From the influential and ever-growing movement I Am Second, a remarkable collection of stories of people searching for and finding love.

    When I Am Second launched in 2008, the organization intended simply to tell stories of lives changed utterly by people placing God first and themselves second. Although the organization has exploded in size and influence since, that original mission has remained the same–and continues to have enormous power and influence today. I Found Love is the highly anticipated new book from I Am Second, gathering together stories of people who searched everywhere for fulfillment and wholeness and found it only when they surrendered to God. People whose stories appear include the following, among others:

    *David and Tamela Mann
    *Jason Castro
    *Sean Lowe
    *Stephen Baldwin
    *Amanda Cooper

    Moving, compelling, and profoundly inspiring, the stories found here remind us that our hearts will always be restless until they find their rest in God and always unsatisfied until we find the love of God.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Grieving Loss And Healing

    $14.95

    This collection of comforting and encouraging stories provides support in your time of need. Find inspiration in stories about coping with loss, regaining your strength, appreciating life, and finding new joy.

    When you’re hurting, it helps to remember that you are not alone. Losing a loved one, whether a parent, a child, a spouse, a sibling, or a dear friend is a shared human experience. In these 101 true, personal stories, you’ll read how others handled their loss and found their way to recovery, acceptance, and eventually happiness. You’ll feel like you’re holding a loving support group – 101 members strong – in your hands.

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  • Best Gift : Tales Of A Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

    $16.99

    When Walt Larimore, MD, moved his young family to Kissimmee, Florida, to start a small-town medical practice in 1985, he had no idea he was embarking on an enterprise that would change his life in ways both large and small. Dr. Larimore shared some of these heartwarming and heartbreaking tales in The Best Medicine. Now he offers up more charming stories of his time as a family physician in a rural, small-yet-growing town in The Best Gift.

    Ideal for anyone wrestling with the inevitable and difficult storms of life, as well as fans of Dr. Larimore’s popular Bryson City series, The Best Gift is a tender and insightful collection of stories chronicling one young doctor’s spiritual growth as a physician, husband, father, and community member. Filled with characters colorful and crusty, warmhearted and hotheaded, witty and winsome, these captivating stories glow with drama, heartbreak, warmth, love, and humor. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn some of life’s greatest lessons. And you’ll wish Dr. Larimore was your doctor.

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  • Dog Who Came To Christmas

    $14.99

    Christmas is a time for joyful anticipation and celebration. Does any creature manifest these attitudes better than a dog? Their wagging tails and goofy smiles seem made for the season. Add in breakable decorations, extra sweets in the house, and maybe a little bit of snow and you’ve got a recipe for fun, laughter, and togetherness. And that’s just what you get with The Dog Who Came to Christmas.

    This collection of true, feel-good holiday stories celebrates the gift of dogs. It’s the perfect companion for those magical Christmas evenings in front of the fireplace with your favorite canine companion. It also makes a heartfelt gift for dog-loving friends. Contributors include Lauraine Snelling, Melody Carlson, Amy Shojai, and many more.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul 25th Anniversay Edition

    $14.95

    The classic, bestselling title today’s parents grew up with – Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 25th Anniversary Edition has been refreshed and updated with additional, new stories to help today’s teens be the happiest, best versions of themselves.

    Twenty-five years ago, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul provided a blueprint of inspiration and advice to help teens grow up and be their best. But let’s face it, growing up hasn’t gotten easier. Teens face some unexpected, daunting challenges, that we couldn’t possibly have foreseen 25 years ago. Which is why Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 25th Anniversary Edition is so very necessary right now. It contains the same stories from the original edition, plus new stories to celebrate the book’s 25th anniversary.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul books are 100% made in the USA and each book includes stories from as diverse a group of writers as possible.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Preteen Soul 20th Anniversay Edition

    $14.95

    The classic, bestselling title today’s parents grew up with – Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 20th Anniversary Edition has been refreshed and updated with additional, new stories to help today’s preteens be the happiest, best versions of themselves.

    Twenty years ago, Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul provided a blueprint of inspiration and advice to help preteens grow up and be their best. But let’s face it, growing up hasn’t gotten easier. Preteens face some unexpected, daunting challenges, that we couldn’t possibly have foreseen 20 years ago. Which is why Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 20th Anniversary Edition is so very necessary right now. It contains the same stories from the original edition, plus 20 new stories to celebrate the book’s 20th anniversary.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul books are 100% made in the USA and each book includes stories from as diverse a group of writers as possible.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Navigating Eldercare And Dementia

    $14.95

    Caring for parents, spouses, or other loved ones who cannot care for themselves is stressful, confusing, frustrating, challenging and incredibly rewarding. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare with Love helps you along this journey with stories of practical advice and emotional support from family caregivers who have “been there, done that.”

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare with Love offers candid, practical advice and emotional support that can help family caregivers do a better job of coping with the immense challenges they face. Written by everyday people who have carried the burden of caregiving themselves, these stories of inspiration, advice and even humor will help family caregivers survive their long, noble journey.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul books are 100% made in the USA and each book includes stories from as diverse a group of writers as possible.

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  • I Found Love

    $25.99

    From the influential and ever-growing movement I Am Second, a remarkable collection of stories of people searching for and finding love.

    When I Am Second launched in 2008, the organization intended simply to tell stories of lives changed utterly by people placing God first and themselves second. Although the organization has exploded in size and influence since, that original mission has remained the same – and continues to have enormous power and influence today. I Found Love is the highly anticipated new audiobook from I Am Second, gathering together stories of people who searched everywhere for fulfillment and wholeness and found it only when they surrendered to God. People whose stories appear include the following, among others:

    *David and Tamela Mann
    *Jason Castro
    *Sean Lowe
    *Stephen Baldwin
    *Amanda Cooper

    Moving, compelling, and profoundly inspiring, the stories found here remind us that our hearts will always be restless until they find their rest in God and always unsatisfied until we find the love of God.

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  • Timeless Love : Poems, Stories, And Letters

    $18.99

    This beautiful, giftable collection celebrates the beauty and the agony of love through classic poems, stories, and letters from beloved writers.

    Because it defines human existence, love is one of art’s favorite subjects. Timeless Love: Poems, Stories, and Letters celebrates the mysterious nature of love and passion by bringing together classic works by beloved writers through the ages.

    Including stories, poems, and letters from Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barret Browning, John Keats, Edith Wharton, and more, this collection explores how each love is singular-yet love itself is universal. Hand-selected and presented in a lovely, gift-worthy package, Timeless Love will make a romantic, thoughtful gift for the reader in your life or the perfect addition to a collector’s shelf.

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  • Homecoming Tales : 15 Inspiring Stories From Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctua

    $15.99

    Drawn from the real-life stories of senior dogs who found forever homes through the Tennessee-based Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, Homecoming Tales entertains, teaches, and inspires any young reader who loves animals.

    Each chapter in Homecoming Tales introduces kids to a beloved dog with fun facts and the story of how this canine companion found a home. Special boxes throughout the book include information on how to care for aging pets, ideas for helping an animal with special needs, and ways kids can get involved with their local animal shelter or rescue.

    Homecoming Tales is a great gift for any middle grade reader who loves animals, enjoys volunteer work, or simply appreciates heartwarming stories. With information about care for older dogs, Homecoming Tales is also a helpful read for families who are interested in adopting a senior dog.

    Homecoming Tales offers kids a unique reminder that no one is too old to give or receive love. Complete with illustrated line drawings, full-color photos, and lots of fun information about adopting and owning pets, Homecoming Tales will delight your young animal lover again and again.

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  • Best Medicine : Tales Of Humor And Hope From A Small-Town Doctor

    $15.99

    When Dr. Walt Larimore moved his young family to Kissimmee, Florida, to start a small-town medical practice in 1985, he had no idea he was embarking on an enterprise that would change his life in ways both large and small. But there’s no telling what you’ll run into as a family physician in a rural, small-town community.

    Perfect for anyone yearning for a simpler, slower pace of life, as well as fans of Dr. Larimore’s popular Bryson City series, The Best Medicine is a tender and insightful collection of stories chronicling one young doctor’s passage from inexperience to maturity as a physician, husband, father, and community member. Filled with characters colorful and crusty, warm-hearted and hot-headed, witty and winsome, these captivating stories glow with warmth, love, and humor. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll wish Dr. Larimore was your doctor.

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  • Amish Front Porch Stories

    $15.99

    Come and sit awhile as you enjoy 18 fictional short stories of love, joy, and the peace found in Amish country. Amish Country is known for an atmosphere of peace and quiet, perfect for front-porch sitting with a good book. Join New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter, her daughter-in-law, and granddaughter, as they share 18 heartwarming stories from Amish Country. These fictional short stories include journeys we can all relate to as we seek how to live led by love, joy, peace, patience, and other Fruits of the Spirit. Meet Anna, who struggles to show love to a cantankerous neighbor; Laura, who endures infertility; Nora, whose pride threatens to consume her life; and other women who walk in their faith each day.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Angels All Around

    $14.95

    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.

    More than what we experience, it’s often the memory of who we experience that lasts. And sometimes, we experience an angel. You will be awed and inspired by these true personal stories from people who are certain that there are angels right here on earth. They know this, because they’ve met them, and if you open your eyes, and your heart, you may find that angels don’t live too far away after all.

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  • Finding More : Real Life Stories Worth Telling

    $12.99

    Introduction (by Rico Tice)
    1. Katie | “I Knew I Still Hadn’t Found It”
    2. Larry | “I Wanted The Evidence”
    3. Caroline | “The Religious People I Knew Were Hypocrites”
    4. Jason | “I Thought Christianity Was A White Man’s Religion”
    5. Drew | “I Started Shouting Abuse At The Speaker”
    6. Rick | “It Just Didn’t Make Sense”
    7. Deb | “I Started Reading The Bible As I Got High”
    8. Nicky | “I Was Scared Of How Life Would Change”
    9. David | “I Knew I Had To Do Something To Get My Life Together”
    10. Rachel | “I Thought Christians Were Stupid Bigots”
    11. Kateryna | “I Became A Christian… And Then It
    All Went Downhill”
    Find Your More (by Rico Tice)

    Additional Info
    Most of us wonder: is there something more to life?

    Finding More tells the stories of eleven people who asked that question, and found the answer.

    These fascinating life stories introduce you to people from all kinds of backgrounds who became Christians when they encountered the only One who gives us more: Jesus Christ. As their stories unfold, you’ll be shown who Jesus is, why he came, and what it means to follow him.

    This is an ideal book to give to guests on a Christianity Explored course, or to show friends what they might stand to gain by investigating Jesus for themselves. Whoever they are and whatever their background, this book will have someone they relate to or a story which intrigues them and it will show them that Jesus’ message is for everyone.

    Is there something more to life? It’s time to find out.

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  • Cant Help Myself

    $15.99

    People often ask Richard T. Vander Vaart, “What is it like to be a minister?” In response he tells stories of his ministry experiences. Eventually, these stories were written down and collected into Can’t Help Myself, a series of daily devotions created to help readers reflect upon their lives during the month of December.

    The devotions in this book are complemented with beautiful photography to encourage deeper meditation, thoughtful discovery, and exploration of the scriptures. Some stories are humorous, some are serious, and some are whimsical, but all are told in a rich writing style and based in the love and compassion of God’s Word.

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  • 101 More Hymn Stories

    $18.99

    SKU (ISBN): 9780825442834Kenneth OsbeckBinding: Trade PaperPublished: 2013Publisher: Kregel Publications

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  • Little Salty To Cut The Sweet

    $15.99

    There’s nothing quite like family-for good or bad. But in a world where we sometimes know more about the Kardashians than we do the people sleeping right down the hall, it’s easy to forget that walking through life with our family offers all sorts of joy wrapped up in the seemingly mundane. There’s even a little bit of sacred sitting smack-dab in the middle of the ordinary. And since time’s-a-wastin’, we need to be careful that we don’t take our people-and their stories-for granted. Whether it’s a marathon bacon-frying session, a road trip gone hysterically wrong, or a mother-in-law who makes every trip to the grocery store an adventure, author Sophie Hudson reminds us how important it is to slow down and treasure the day-to-day encounters with the people we love the most.

    Written in the same witty style as Sophie’s BooMama blog, A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet is a cheerful, funny, and tender account of Sophie’s very Southern family. It’s a look into the real lives of real people-and a real, loving God right in the middle of it all.

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  • Stories Of Faith And Courage From Prison

    $16.99

    This inspirational book is a collection of true stories laid out in a daily format; one per day for 365 days. Each story will tell about a work of God in the lives of those who have experienced some aspect of prison. A single scripture verse will accompany each writing, pointing to the hope and truth found in God’s word. While incarcerated, many inmates spiritually hit bottom and come face-to-face with the choices they have made. Thankfully, God uses Christian volunteers, prison chaplains, family members, outside friends, Christian pen pals, and other inmates, to share His love and truth with the lost behind bars. Regardless of how they are offered hope, inmate’s testimonies, along with their daily walk challenges, are moving and inspirational. You will read amazing stories including Brandon, a prisoner who had a prayer warrior mother, and was also visited by a Christian volunteer. Brandon came to Christ while incarcerated, and witnessed constant gang activity behind bars, including preying upon the youth on the outside. Since his release, Brandon often risks his life in his ministry of intervening in the lives of youth who are at risk to become involved in gang activity. The battle for the souls of inmates is fierce. One female prisoner said, “When I first arrived at prison in 2002, Christianity was openly practiced and Satanic practices were underground. Now it is just the opposite.” This inspirational book will remind Christians of their admonishment by Jesus to visit the imprisoned, to pray for them, and to share the gospel with them (Matthew 25:36). These collective, true stories will especially touch those who are uncomfortable with prison ministry, helping them to develop compassion for the shunned souls of society.

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  • From Perils To Pearls

    $12.99

    Denvil and Wanda Keele love the Lord. Not only have they “talked the talk,” they have “walked the walk” of faith for many years, proven by the lasting fruit of God’s promises fulfilled. That’s what this book is all about: looking back at the setbacks and challenges they’ve faced, both minor and major, and how a loving heavenly Father miraculously intervened, again and again, simply because they believed in the power of His Word.

    Of course, From Perils to Pearls is not just a celebration of the Keele’s journey; it was written in the hope that these wonderful stories will continue to bring forth miracles in the lives of those who hold this anointed book in their hands. God hasn’t changed and what He has done for others, He will do for YOU!

    As you read these powerful accounts of tragedy and triumph, you will surely be stirred to react to circumstances in a similar way-so that once again, perils may become pearls, and God may be glorified, both in this world and the world that is yet to come!

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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Stories Of Faith

    $16.95

    Everyone needs some faith and hope today! This book is just the ticket, with a collection of 101 of the best stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul’s past on faith, hope, miracles, and devotion. These true stories, written by regular people, tell of prayers answered miraculously, amazing coincidences, rediscovered faith, and the serenity that comes from believing in a greater power, appealing to Christians and those of other faiths, and everyone who seeks enlightenment and inspiration.

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  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Christian Teen Talk

    $14.95

    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. This book provides support to teens who care about their faith and are navigating their teenage years. This book includes 101 heartfelt, true stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul’s library about love, compassion, loss, forgiveness, friends, school, and faith. It also covers tough issues such as self-destructive behavior, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and divorce.

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  • Miracles : Receiving The Miracles Prepared For You

    $14.99

    God desires to bring miracles into your life. Miracles prepared for you from the foundations of the earth are on their way to intercept you. Miracles are around us, in us, and through us. This book will inspire your faith, renew your hope, and capture your heart. Frank Damazio not only lays out a clear biblical teaching of miracles, but also true-life stories of miracles taken from his miracle journal.

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  • Hope Rising : Stories From The Ranch Of Rescued Dreams

    $17.00

    Kim Meeder has seen horses go where no one else can tread–stepping through the minefield of a broken child’s soul in a dance of trust that only God can understand. From a mistreated horse to an emotionally starved child and back again, a torrent of love washes away their barren places. Kim’s ranch is a place where this miracle happens over and over again. It is a place where the impossible flourishes, where dreams survive the inferno of reality–a place where hope rises.

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