Chocolate for a Woman's Soul: 77 Stories to Feed Your Spirit and Warm Your Heart

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 9, 2012 - Religion - 256 pages
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Treat yourself to 77 true stories that celebrate life and capture the essence of what it means to be a woman. Like chocolate, these stories soothe, satisfy, and delight -- better yet, they're good for you! Written by and for women, here are heartfelt insights on commitment, compassion, work, marriage, friendship, motherhood, love, courage, spirituality, passion, and dozens of other topics. Contributors share their most personal experiences -- funny, poignant, powerful, and uplifting -- as they inspire you to jump-start your own life, discover your talents and vocations, overcome old fears, find love, and let your dreams take flight. Like a box of chocolates, this book can be enjoyed in one sitting, or you can pick out treats at random and savor them one at a time. Whether you want a good laugh or need a good cry, the perfect "chocolate story" is right here, waiting for you!
 

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Likened to a Chicken Soup book, but it's not. The authors are mostly inspirational speakers, not as varied as the Chicken Soup collections, so they had a lot of sameness to them. So we indeed quite ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
15
No Signature Required Irene B Levitt
28
Black Belt in Dating Connie Merritt
36
CoCreating the Future Barbara Marx Hubbard
57
Letter of Love Susan Miles
65
Into the Cave Rev Edivene Gaines
85
Beyond Twin Peaks Emory Austin
101
Better Than a Stocking Stuffer Lola D Gillebaard
125
Cool Blades on the Boardwalk Pam Gross
139
You Dont Have to Come Home from Work Exhausted
177
He Loves Me He Loves Me Not? Christine B Evans
189
Breaking Free Barbara Rogoff
199
More Chocolate Stories?
235
Acknowledgments
251
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Kay Allenbaugh, creator of the Chocolate series, is a writer and speaker who is known as "The Caretaker of Stories for Women of the World." She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Contributors to the Chocolate series include bestselling authors, motivational speakers, newspaper columnists, radio hosts, spiritual leaders, psychotherapists, businesswomen, and teenagers from all over the world.

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