Stories to Live by
Wisdom to Help You Make the Most of Every DayBook - 2005 | 1st ed
Good stories have an unusual power to guide people through life. They can be roadmaps to the unknown, signposts to inner peace, and are often turned to in times of trouble and retold to children, friends, and family to help get through life's rough patches. Featuring contributions from Robert Fulghum, Paulo Coelho, Sylvia Boorstein, Caroline Myss, Dave Barry, and M. Scott Peck among others, this collection of inspiring stories offers solace, provides guidance, and illuminates pathways to change, exploring the human condition and illustrating through anecdotes how people have found joy in life. The stories share human foibles and help readers accept and avoid them, pointing them toward a greater sense of tranquility and happiness.
We all have our favorite aphorisms, our family myths, our wise words that help us get through tough times. Stories to Live By is a collection of inspiring stories meant to offer solace, provide guidance, and illuminate pathways to change. These short tales explore the human condition and illustrate through anecdotes how people have found joy in life. They look at human foibles and help us understand how to accept and avoid them, and point us toward a greater sense of tranquility and happiness.
Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif. : Travelers' Tales, Inc., c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1932361200 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 158.128 STO
Characteristics: xviii, 189 p. ; 19 cm