CONTENTS

From A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul

Contents

Dear Reader

Introduction

1. ON LOVE

The Circus Dan Clark

Shoes Author Unknown

Chase Bruce Carmichael

Rescue at Sea Dan Clark

A Life Worth Saving Author Unknown

The Two-Hundredth Hug Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D.

A Strawberry Malt and Three Squeezes, Please! Larry James

The Little Glass Chip Bettie B. Youngs

It Takes Courage Bill Sanders

Be Yourself Erik Oleson, Pam Finger

I Don’t Despair About Kids Today Hanoch McCarty, Ed.D.

The Flower Pastor John R. Ramsey

Practice Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty Adair Lara

Two Brothers Author Unknown

The Heart Raymond L. Aaron

Do It Now! Dennis E. Mannering

The Martyrdom of Andy Ben Burton

Heaven and Hell—The Real Difference Ann Landers

Grandmother’s Gift D. Trinidad Hunt

Angels Don’t Need Legs to Fly Stan Dale

He’s My Dad Author Unknown

What Goes Around Comes Around Les Brown

The Two-Dollar Bill Floyd L. Shilanski

The Ultimate Sacrifice Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen

2. ON PARENTING

Dear World Avril Johannes

If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again Diane Loomans

Remember, We’re Raising Children, Not Flowers! Jack Canfield

He Is Just a Little Boy Chaplain Bob Fox

Will You, Daddy? Michael Foster

But You Didn’t Stan Gebhardt

Graduation, Inheritance & Other Lessons Bettie B. Youngs

My Father When I Was . . . Ann Landers

The Spirit of Santa Doesn’t Wear a Red Suit Patty Hansen

The Little Lady Who Changed My Life Tony Luna

10th Row Center Jim Rohn

The Annual Letters Raymond L. Aaron

The Baggy Yellow Shirt Patricia Lorenz

The Gift John Catenacci

She Remembered Lisa Boyd

Rescued Author Unknown

Little Eyes Upon You Author Unknown

3. ON DEATH AND DYING

Go into the Light Donna Loesch

Suki . . . A Best Friend for All Reasons Patty Hansen

A Chaplain’s Gift Dawn Philips

Remembering Ms. Murphy Beverly Fine

A Young Girl Still Dwells Phyllis McCormack

A Final Goodbye Mark Victor Hansen

Do It Today! Robert Reasoner

An Act of Kindness for a Broken Heart Meladee McCarty

See You in the Morning John Wayne Schlatter

Love Never Leaves You Stanley D. Moulson

The Prettiest Angel Ralph Archbold

4. A MATTER OF ATTITUDE

Discouraged? Jack Canfield

A Place to Stand Dr. Charles Garfield

The Window Author Unknown

The Optimist Author Unknown

Millie’s Mother’s Red Dress Carol Lynn Pearson

Attitude—One of Life’s Choices Bob Harris

5. ON LEARNING AND TEACHING

The Magic Pebbles John Wayne Schlatter

We’re the Retards Janice Anderson Connolly

A Scoutmaster Saves the Day Walter MacPeek

What’s Happening with Today’s Youth? Marlon Smith

Cipher in the Snow Jean Tod Hunter

A Simple Touch Nancy Moorman

Adam Patty Merritt

Miss Hardy H. Stephen Glenn

As a Man Soweth Mike Buettell

6. LIVE YOUR DREAM

A Small Boy John Magliola

A Little Girl’s Dream Jann Mitchell

A Salesman’s First Sale Rob, Toni and Nick Harris

Let’s Walk Through the Garden Again Raymond L. Aaron

Keep Your Goals in Sight Author Unknown

The Cowboy’s Story Larry Winget

Why Wait? . . . Just Do It! Glenn McIntyre

7. OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

Consider This Jack Canfield

Thirty-Nine Years—Too Short—Too Long—Long Enough Willa Perrier

Nothing But Problems Ken Blanchard

Angels Never Say “Hello!” Dottie Walters

Why Do These Things Have to Happen? Lilly Walters

The Finest Steel Gets Sent Through the Hottest Furnace John Wayne Schlatter

The Race D.H. Groberg

After a While Veronica A. Shoffstall

Summit America Lisa Manley

An Undiscovered Masterpiece Charles A. Coonradt

If I Could Do It, You Can Too! Art Linkletter

What Happened? Author Unknown

Let There Be Peace Gentle Spaces News

8. ECLECTIC WISDOM

Wisdom Author Unknown

Napoleon and the Furrier Steve Andreas

Footprints Margaret Fishback Powers

Through a Child’s Eyes Dee Dee Robinson

A Sense of a Goose Author Unknown

I Know He Goes to War Dr. Barry L. McAlpine

The Bike Ride Author Unknown

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

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