Book Reviews - Miracles exist
by Jamuna Rangachari
Chicken Soup For The Indian Soul: A Book Of Miracles, Author: Raksha Bharadia, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor AndHansen Westland, Pages : 367, Paperback, Rs. 295
Haven’t we all said “Thank God” genuinely many times in our lives? This could be in something as trivial as finding a lost object or in someone helping you when you are in distress. Well, this book is really for you and me, the
common, lay person. We find true
stories shared candidly by people, about amazing coincidences,
rediscovered faith, and the
serenity that comes from believing in a greater power. The authors are regular people who go to work for a living, love their families and constantly struggle to make life a little better.
The stories have been divided into 12 sections: Signs From Above, The Healing Power Of A Prayer, Love From Beyond, His Saving Grace, Angels Amongst Us, Answered Prayers, Everyday Miracles, Divine Appointment, Our Guardian Angel and Call From Within, with experiences, of
We find that in most cases, it is a different perspective that has made a great difference to their lives. For instance, a mother who grapples with her child’s health scare, says, “I have often
wondered who or what gave me the strength to face what was
absolutely the worst scare in my life. I now believe it was the power of prayer that brought a miracle into our lives.”
There is conviction and genuineness in all the 101 stories, but on the flip side, some stories are not too well narrated.
Still, for those not too clear on faith, this book definitely has the potential to convince them that miracles exist and hence brings about belief in a supreme power. For those who are believers, it will only make their faith stronger. So do pick it up.