Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness: 101 Stories about How to Let Go and Change Your Life

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness: 101 Stories about How to Let Go and Change Your Life

by Amy Newmark, Anthony Anderson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611599428
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 90,879
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Amy Newmark is publisher, editor-in-chief and coauthor of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. Anthony Anderson is a writer, producer and award-winning actor who has starred in dozens of movies and TV shows. He stars in and is executive producer of the new comedy Black-ish.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 Lessons on Forgiving Fathers

1 The Forgiveness of Robert and Me Anthony Anderson 1

2 Finding Dad Kara Sundlun 5

3 Gramma's Good China David Hall 8

4 Dad the Perfectionist Ferida Wolff 13

5 Healing from Within Vanessa Hogan 16

6 Daddy's Little Girl Linda Bruno 19

7 Change of Heart Kitty Chappell 22

8 Another Point of View John P. Buentello 26

9 Flag Waving for Beginners Daniel Nester 29

10 Rambling to Forgiveness JoAnn Richi 33

11 The Self-Help Section of a Barnes & Noble Kalie M. Eaton 37

12 Forgiving the Unforgivable Sheridan Kee 40

2 Forgiveness between Mothers and Children

13 Mary's Girl Ruth Logan Heme 47

14 Replacing the Pain Kate White 50

15 The Ritual Diane Caldwell 53

16 Understanding My Mother Ann Hoffman 57

17 I Can't Give You What I Don't Have April Knight 61

18 And Now We Are Love Susan E. Méra 64

19 The Cupcake Incident Connie K. Pombo 67

3 Learning to Live with Family-through-Marriage

20 Role Reversals Helen Colella 73

21 The Challenge Kay Conner Pliszka 76

22 The Wedding Gift Valerie D. Benko 80

23 High Hopes Georgia A. Hubley 82

24 The Axe Beverly Fox-Jourdain 86

25 These Things Take Time Melissa Crandall 88

26 Moms Are Like That Sallie A. Rodman 90

27 As She Prayed Jill Burns 94

28 A Gift I Gave Myself Jane McBride Choate 97

29 The Tide-Turning Whisper Annmarie B. Tait 100

4 Patching Up Rifts with Siblings

30 The Gift of a Rose Deborah Lienemann 101

31 Rest in Peace Jerri Elders 110

32 I Make Up Sally Friedman 113

33 Heavenly Forgiveness Mark Rickerby 116

34 Moving Past the Past Charles Earl Harrel 120

35 He's My Brother Michael F. Smith 124

36 I Did Not Understand Lois Kipnis 127

5 When Bad Things Happen in Love and Marriage

37 Forgiveness Is Possible Karen Todd Scarpulla 135

38 A Family Serving Time Diane Nichols 139

39 How to Heal a Family Cecilia Heather MacDonald 143

40 True Forgiveness Cynthia Mendenhall 147

41 The Path to Wholeness Annalee Davis 150

42 Roses Don't Bloom Better on the Other Side of the Fence Jane Smith 154

43 No Apology Necessary Anne Jones 157

44 Finding Support and Finding Myself M.M. Jarrell 161

45 Free Wedding Gown-Never Worn Holly English 165

46 Canvas of Forgiveness Sheila Kale 168

47 The Gift I Needed Yvonne Curry Smallwood 171

48 Guess Who Came for Dinner? Linda LaRocque 174

49 Forgiving Truth Jennifer Hunt 177

50 The One Truly Freed Willow Swift 179

51 Forgiveness After Forty Years Arthur Wiknik, Jr. 183

6 Forgiving Friends and Colleagues

52 Golden Glitter Beth Saadati 189

53 My Fifth Grade Bully Kathryn Malnight 193

54 Don't You Remember? Jean Morris 196

55 The Slow Learner Joyce Stark 199

56 The Magic of Forgiveness Sherry Morton-Mollo 202

57 When Forgiveness Seems Impossible Barbara Kruger 206

58 Rank and File Robert J. Stermscheg 211

59 The Reconnection Lynn Sunday 213

60 When Old Friends Become New Friends Valerie D. Benko 217

61 Thank You, Kate Elizabeth June Walters 221

62 The Apology Kathleen Birmingham 225

63 Coaching the Coach Joe Rector 229

64 The Power Is in Your Hands Eva Carter 232

7 Lessons from the People You Meet

65 Neighbor from Hell Marya Morin 239

66 Soul Marks Crystal Johnson 243

67 Choosing for Myself Nancy Norton 245

68 The Love Symbol Jan Henrikson 248

69 Rare Gems Jo Russell 252

70 What You Do with Your Pain Raymond M. Wong 256

71 What We're Going Through Kristine McGovern 259

72 Pigeonholed in the Park Jennifer Berger 261

73 Forgiving Notes Hope Sunderland 265

74 Finding Peace Debra Rosehill 268

8 When a Crime Has Been Committed

75 The Greatest Gift Immaculée Ilibagiza 275

76 Not Guilty Janet Perez Eckles 279

77 Silencing the Boom Melissa Cronin 283

78 From Revenge to Peace Susan Boltz 287

79 A Mother's Lesson Danielle Lum 290

80 A New Beginning Erin Elizabeth Austin 293

81 An Orchard of Forgiveness Kirsten Corrigan 296

82 Notice of Release Stephanie Cassatly 300

83 A Heart Restored Kathleen Kohler 306

84 Forged by Fire Pat Wahler 310

85 A Precious Gift Sioux Roslawski 313

86 Forgiveness Practice Rita Billbe 316

87 I Am a Survivor Cheryll Snow 319

88 Peace After the Storm Patricia Williams 323

9 The Importance of Self-Forgiveness

89 Finding Honesty Sara Springfield Schmit 329

90 We Did Our Best Judythe A. Guarnera 332

91 The Mistake that Wasn't Margaret Nava 335

92 The Man Without a Face Stacey Wagner 338

93 I Forgive Me Julie Kinder Huffman 341

94 The "Other" Woman Nancy C. Anderson 345

95 The List Robbie Freeman 348

96 The Final Forgiveness Jeffrey Sebell 351

97 Uncle Ron's Laugh Karla Brown 355

98 The Support of a Family Janet Hartman 359

99 Pen and Paper Lois Greene Stone 361

100 My Guilt Collection Jill Burns 363

A Poem that Says It All

101 The Road Ahead Christina Galeone 366

Meet Our Contributors 367

Meet Our Authors Amy Newmark & Anthony Anderson 383

Thank You 386

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 387

Bonus Stories about the Power of Forgiveness

Meeting Mom Katherine Higgs-Coulthard 392

Forgiveness and Freedom Nancy Julien Kopp 397

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank You for this book! The stories inside have really helped me on this difficult but much needed journey of forgiveness!