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Stories for a Better World



This 400-page collection of 101 stories is a treasure of peacemaking insight and action possibilities for all ages, including one by Jim McGinnis for families and teachers.  Other authors include President Jimmy Carter, Thich Nhat Hanh, Oscar Arias, Howard Zinn, Joan Chittister, OSB, and more. 

These 3 to 5-page stories are woven around eight themes – Making a Difference, Love and Kindness, Defining Moments, A Matter of Conscience, Answering the Call, Insights and Lessons, On Wisdom, Giving Back.  In the words of some of its most distinguished reviewers -

“What a splendid anthology of stories that tell so eloquently how each of us can make a difference, sometimes spectacularly on the international level, but more often no less spectacularly, on an intimate personal level.”  Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

“I am proud to have my story included among dozens of other vibrant and inspiring perspectives on the never-ending struggle for peace.  This is a volume that will open your eyes and gladden your heart.”  Oscar Arias, former President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

“Every story is a vision of peace for our future.  Here is my challenge to you as you read this book: open your minds, listen with your heart.  You can make a difference!”  Muhammad Ali.

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