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A Cup of Comfort for a Better World: Stories That Celebrate Those Who Give, Care, and Volunteer [NOOK Book]

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What better way to improve your world than to show a sense of compassion and empathy for those in need?

This collection celebrates those who give the special gift of their time. Inside, youll find fifty original, true stories that feature examples of people whose good deeds make life a little bit easier--children on the other side of the globe, next-door neighbors in a bind, or a friend staying brave in the face of illness.

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A Cup of Comfort for a Better World: Stories That Celebrate Those Who Give, Care, and Volunteer

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Overview

What better way to improve your world than to show a sense of compassion and empathy for those in need?

This collection celebrates those who give the special gift of their time. Inside, youll find fifty original, true stories that feature examples of people whose good deeds make life a little bit easier--children on the other side of the globe, next-door neighbors in a bind, or a friend staying brave in the face of illness.

Written by men and women, young and old, this collection is not only a touching tribute to those who see our world as a work in progress--but also an inspiration for anyone who wants to make a difference.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440506864
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 2/18/2010
  • Series: Cup of Comfort Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,138,909
  • File size: 575 KB

Meet the Author


Colleen Sell has compiled and edited more than thirty volumes of the Cup of Comfort book series. A veteran writer and editor, she has authored, ghostwritten, or edited more than 100 books and served as editor-in-chief of two award-winning magazines. She and her husband, T.N. Trudeau, live in a turn-of-the-century farmhouse on a 40-acre pioneer homestead in the Pacific Northwest.
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Table of Contents

You Bought Me Sleep Shelley Seale 1

As You Are Able Joan Watt 11

I Always Have Time for You Wm. Scott Hubbartt 16

Angels Afoot Lisa Ricard Claro 21

The Rubber Chicken Cure Michele Ivy Davis 26

If We Eat Less They Can Eat More Connie Rosser Riddle 31

The Sweetest Gift Betsy McPhee 40

Where Magic Lives Jan Philpot 45

All It Takes Is an Open Heart Grace Tierney 51

Of Worth and Grace Lyndell King 57

Beyond the Classroom Eloise Elaine Schneider 63

Fixing a Faucet while Mending a Soul a Marlena Thompson 68

Small Change Today, Philanthropy Tomorrow Sue Dallman-Carrizales 73

A Legacy to Carry On Irene Martin 80

Making a Dent Susan Sarver 88

The Benevolence of Mindfulness Tanya Ward Goodman 95

Generosity Knows No Stranger Sybilla A. Cook 100

The Face Beneath the Hood Beth Levine 105

Trash Talk Stefanie Wass 108

The Power of Pebbles Cristina Trapani-Scott 114

Child by Child Linda Stork 119

Heroes on Harleys Christina Suzann Nelson 126

Quit Talkin' and Start Doin' Betty Johnson Dalrymple 132

The Coat off Her Back Deborah Royal 140

An Oasis of Hope in a Harrowing World Trudy Chun 145

The Gratitude Effect Sharon Elwell 152

A Lift Up-Not a Handout Linda Hudson Hoagland 157

Forgiving the Unforgivable Mary Long 165

A Better World for $50 or Less Ann Vitale 170

In Lila's Shoes Carol Tyx 175

Touching Souls Eleanor Roth 184

Guardian Angels Lea Ellen Yarmill Reburn 190

A Little Can Be a Lot Elizabeth Sharpe 196

One Less to Count Up John Forrest 202

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone Ava Pennington 211

Upon a Midnight Clear Linda S. Clare 216

Frugality: It's Not Just about Penny-Pinching Anymore Beverly Golberg 223

No Prescription Needed Sue Fagalde Lick 231

The Real Santa Claus Alaina Smith 236

Bangles, Bubbles, and Blue-Collar Kindness J. K. Fleming 243

Gifts of Sustenance and Sanctuary Mirish Kiszner 251

Jumping In Suzanne Baginskie 259

More Blessed to Give Anne McCrady 267

His Neighbor's Keeper Fran Roberts 275

Bless the Beasts and the Teenyboppers Marcia Rudoff 281

Circle of Compassion Laura Bradford 288

Not Interested Eloise Elaine Schneider 295

A Village Built with Ink and Dreams Samantha Ducloux Waltz 299

To Do Small Things with Great Love Christy Caballero 308

Contributors 317

About the Editor 326

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