A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul

A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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by Mark Victor Hansen, Barry Spilchuk, Jack Canfield
     
 

Sometimes you only have time for a cup of soup. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Barry Spilchuk give you this collection of brand-new stories in a single-serving volume. Now you can enjoy fresh Chicken Soup for the Soul whenever you have a few spare moments.

A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul is the perfect gift for readers

Overview

Sometimes you only have time for a cup of soup. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Barry Spilchuk give you this collection of brand-new stories in a single-serving volume. Now you can enjoy fresh Chicken Soup for the Soul whenever you have a few spare moments.

A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul is the perfect gift for readers who love the original Chicken Soup for the Soul. It's great for businesspeople on the run, young people in need of inspiration, individuals with limited reading time, or anyone looking for a quick pick-me-up.

Enjoy A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul and share its goodness with your loved ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558749474
Publisher:
Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/18/2001
Series:
Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
4.13(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.57(d)

Read an Excerpt


One Moment Please



"So, how do you develop a relationship?" This question was asked of me when I was doing a Relationship Service seminar for the YMCA. I have to admit that the question caught me off guard for a brief second. We had been talking "theory" all day and this woman wanted some concrete methods for developing client or, for that matter, any relationship.



After pausing for a minute to collect my thoughts, I stated that the only thing I could do was tell her the truth from my experience. Somewhat shyly, I began to tell her the story of how my wife and I saved our relationship. My mind flashed back to a time when Karen and I were at a State Fair and I won two red velvet hearts as a consolation prize in one of the midway games. I broke apart the two hearts and gave one to Karen and kept one for myself.



We had been married 10 years and we were going through a bit of a "flat spot" in our relationship. We still loved each other, but something was missing.



Karen did not want the "flatness" to continue so one day she came up with a plan. She took one of the hearts and hid it in my towel while I was taking a shower. When I went to grab my towel, the red heart spilled out. As I bent down to pick it up, I was overcome with a rush of emotion that made me flash back to the time when I won the red hearts and the love we felt for each other at that moment.



I then hid the heart in her sock drawer. She hid it in my underwear drawer. I hid it in the refrigerator. She wrapped it in plastic wrap and hid it in the peanut butter. Hiding the heart became as much fun as finding it. Each time we hidor found it was a moment to be treasured, like the first moment we fell in love or the first moment we kissed or the first moment we looked into our child's eyes. Each is a cherished and precious moment.



How do you develop a relationship? One moment at a time!

Barry Splichuk

1996. All rights reserved. Reprinted from A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul® by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Barry Spilchuk. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the written permission of the publisher. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc., 3201 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.




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A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Alina104 More than 1 year ago
very good book. It's filled with short little true stories that always make you want to keep reading. It's a great short read and could be read in a format with maybe one story a day if more convenient to the schedule of the reader, as the stories are at most about 4 pages long. Great read.