Author M. M. Jarrell

contributes stories to Chicken Soup for the Soul!


Mavis M. Jarrell (M. M. Jarrell) received her M.S. degree in instructional design and development from the University of South Alabama from which she is retired. Mavis is the president of the Pensters, www.pensterswritinggroup, the oldest and largest writing group in the Baldwin/Mobile counties of Alabama.

          Fifteen years as a student counselor and the same in small-group leadership has enhance her abilities to encourage and help others succeed. Ms. Jarrell’s philosophy is that life’s challenges make us stronger if used as a learning tool for improvement. She finds joy in her ability to help others discover hope and purpose. Her passions are hanging out with family/friends, writing poetry/short stories, and to dance, dance, dance through life.


Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness
101 Stories about How to Let Go and Change Your Life
Amy Newmark (Author) and Anthony Anderson (Author)


Forgiveness frees us to get on with our lives! We can all benefit from letting go of our anger, and the 101 personal, touching stories in this collection will help you see the power of forgiveness and how it can change your own life.
Whether it’s forgiving a major wrong or a minor blunder, forgiving someone is healing and frees you to move on with your life. You don’t have to forget or condone what happened, but letting go of your anger improves your wellbeing and repairs relationships. You will be inspired to change your life through the power of forgiveness as you read the 101 stories in this book about forgiving others, changing your attitude, healing and compassion.

Includes: Finding Support and Finding Myself by MM Jarrell

Paperback:     $12.00    Special holiday price until 12- 16-15


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: It's Christmas!

 101 Joyful Stories about the Love, Fun, and Wonder of the Holidays
Jack Canfield (Author), Mark Victor Hansen (Author), and Amy Newmark (Author)

This collection of 101 festive holiday stories will warm readers’ hearts and spread the wonder of the holiday season with its tales of love, joy, and awe. A fantastic holiday gift and a great way to start the season!
Christmas is an exciting and joyous time of year, a time of family, friends, and traditions. You will delight in reading the 101 merry and heartwarming stories about holiday traditions, family, and goodwill. Remember, all our stories are “Santa safe” so they can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Includes: Green Pickle Christmas by MM Jarrell

Paperback: $12.00  Special holiday price until 12- 16-15


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