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Best Uplifting Books You Must Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Uplifting books.

1. Uplifting Prayers to Light Your Way: 200 Invocations for Challenging Times (2017)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadI cannot imagine my life without prayer. It would be like trying to survive without oxygen. Prayer sustains my soul and comforts my anxious mind. And like oxygen, I can’t live without it. — Sonia In the course of our lives, there are occasions when we’re all asked to grow on a soul level. These transitions can be very challenging, even frightening. We might encounter sudden and unexpected changes, or life may feel overwhelming and unsatisfying in a way we can no longer ignore. During these times, we can use all the divine assistance possible to illuminate our…
Author(s): Sonia Choquette

2. Inspirations: 101 Uplifting Stories For Daily Happiness (2019)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadAre you ready to jump out of the fishbowl? Are you tired of what you’ve been swimming in? Do you want to be inspired? If you are experiencing a transition in your life, this is the perfect book for you. The 101 articles in this book guide you through personal stories to overcome the challenges we all face. The authors are teachers, coaches, and those who have made it their mission to inspire the world with their wisdom. Feel free to join us in our free facebook group as well and be part of the Inspirations Movement! this book, you will: •Experience heartfelt personal stories of…
Author(s): Kyra Schaefer

3. Uplifting Thoughts for Every Day (2012)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadMinute meditations for every day of the year containing a scripture reading, a reflection, and a prayer. Fr. Catoir teaches us that one can eliminate negative thinking, and improve one’s emotional life, by putting on the indomitable will to count one’s blessings and choosing to be happy by filling one’s mind with uplifting thoughts….
Author(s): John Catoir

4. Of Men and Mary: How Six Men Won the Greatest Battle of Their Lives (2018)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadFr. Donald Calloway, MIC, calls this book, “Anointed!” Exorcist Fr. Gary Thomas, subject of the movie, “The Rite,” says, “OF MEN AND MARY is superb. The six life testimonies contained within it are miraculous, heroic, and truly inspiring.” Certain books as this come along that have the power “to transform lives, to free people from darkness,” claims Br. Daniel Maria Klimek, T.O.R. “I plan to share this tremendous work with many through the years.” Powerful in the spirit, OF MEN AND MARY also delivers tasty doses of pure entertainment. You will find yourself inspired by a…
Author(s): Christine Watkins, Fr. Bob Garon

5. Getting Rid of Mabel (2019)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadThey say everyone has a double. Margaret Birch is 87 years old when her friends at the art league tell her they’ve seen a woman who looks exactly like her doing scandalous things in town. This stranger threatens Margaret’s reputation and old friendships that span decades. Who is this evil twin, where has she come from, and what does she want? And is there any way to get rid of her?…
Author(s): Keziah Frost

6. Living Artfully: A Heart-full Guide of Ideas and Inspirations That Celebrate Life, Love, and Moments That Matter (2008)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadLiving Artfully is expressing who you are and connecting with others in inventive new ways, through caring gestures — an unusual, encouraging card, some homemade treats, a shared cup of tea, an uplifting song emailed during a difficult day. Living Artfully explains how you can create your own messages from the heart to celebrate the people, places, and moments that make your life truly meaningful by using everyday things — a note in a lunchbox or suitcase, a scrapbook of a trip, a favorite comfort food made on the spur of the moment. This beautifully illustrated, transformative book shares the inspiring stories of…
Author(s): Sandra Magsamen

7. There is Good in Everyday: An Inspirational and Motivational Journal for Positivity with Uplifting Phrases and Quotes (2019)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadA Motivational and Inspirational Journal to Write In That Makes a Difference!Do you need an extra spark of passion to keep yourself on track in life? Ever felt that your drive or determination is lagging? And you feel like it is easier to stay in your comfort zone though you’re excited about a new life project or a priority?Or you are looking for a great gift for someone in the family or a close friend to give the gift of motivation and inspiration because you care them.No need to look further!Enter:There is Good in Everyday Journal. With 120 positive,…
Author(s): ZuZu Press

8. Hope for an Aching Heart: Uplifting Devotions for Widows (2012)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadWomen who are facing the reality of widowhood are often connected by a common thread of grief and uncertainty. Hope for an Aching Heart offers encouragement to help readers handle the challenges of each day with God’s grace. Sharing from a widow’s heart, the author weaves personal stories, Scripture, and prayers into 60 days of inspirational thoughts that motivate readers to draw closer to God. This heartfelt and engaging devotional helps to broaden women’s understanding of the depth of God’s love, His tender care, and His promise to always be with them….
Author(s): Margaret Nyman

10. I’m a Girl Hear my Roar (2018)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadI’m a Girl Hear my Roar is a powerfully written, interactive book that teaches girls (worldwide) that they have a voice the world needs to hear! On this inspirational journey, action is required—the reader is asked to use their voice by repeating the author, “with a roarish shout!” They repeat powerful, uplifting words, that can be used to stand up for themselves, demand respect, go for their dreams and make the world a better place. Twenty-nine trail blazing women from all over the world are introduced b/c of the way they used their voices to fight for…
Author(s): Sarah LaRose Kane

11. Needlemouse: The uplifting bestseller featuring the most unlikely heroine of 2019 (2019)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadSylvia Penton has been hibernating for years, it’s no wonder she’s a little prickly…Sylvia lives alone, dedicating herself to her job at the local university. On weekends, she helps out at a local hedgehog sanctuary because it gives her something to talk about on Mondays – and it makes people think she’s nicer than she is.Only Sylvia has a secret: she’s been in love with her boss, Professor Lomax, for over a decade now, and she’s sure he’s just waiting for the right time to leave his wife. Meanwhile she stores every crumb of his affection and covertly makes trouble for anyone she feels gets in his…
Author(s): Jane O’Connor

12. Mama B – The Complete Series (2013)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadPLEASE NOTE: THIS CONTAINS BOOKS 1-3 ONLY PRAISE FOR THE MAMA B NOVELLA SERIES: “You just have to love Mama B and her down-to-earth manner. A cute story full of fun, wit, and wisdom.” – Patricia Carroll, author of “Liberty Belle” “Great reading and great writing.” – LaLa “Mama B is like a good dose of castor oil. Her advice may taste bad going down, but it’s good for you!” – Essence bestselling author Tia McCollors Meet Mama B and the characters who fill her life with love and drama in Peasner, TX through this bestselling novella series by multi-published author Michelle Stimpson. Novella #1 – A Time…
Author(s): Michelle Stimpson

13. A Cup of Hope: 31 Daily Readings to Refresh Your Soul (2016)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadHave you lost sight of hope? Have the burdens of the past, the pressures of the present, and the fear of the future left you weary and weighed down? Hope will return. But you rarely get it back in one big swoop. More likely, you rediscover it through small steps and in daily doses.   That's what this small booklet offers: 31 days of hope, with Scriptures, personal prayers, and journaling space for reflection. Over time, your eyes will open again to the abundance found each day in the God of hope. As soon as you finish it, you'll…
Author(s): Kim Crabill

14. Shine – Uplifting Words for Girls in Stilettos (2016)

 Best Uplifting Books You Must ReadYou are unique, beautiful, and valuable – a one of a kind precious gift created in God’s image. In Shine, Kelly Master shares true stories, wisdom, quotes and affirmations to inspire and challenge you to unlock your true potential and embrace your amazing destiny. If you have ever questioned your purpose in life, felt stuck or in need of change, open this little book and dare to dream again. Begin to believe, as Kelly does that you re a miracle in the making. You were created to Shine! A book will be given, free of charge, to a victim of sexual exploitation every time a purchase of…
Author(s): Kelly Master

Best Uplifting Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some uplifting books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Uplifting Gender and Sexuality Education Research

Author(s): Tiffany Jones, Leanne Coll, Lisa van Leent, Yvette Taylor
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2468504

First in the Morning: 365 Uplifting Moments to Start the Day Consciously

Author(s): Osho, Osho International Foundation
Publisher: Osho Media International, Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1560592

Uplifting Leadership: How Organizations, Teams, and Communities Raise Performance

Author(s): Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle, Alma Harris
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2196254

Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It

Author(s): Matthew Berry
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover, Year: 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1055761

Uplifting Service: The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues, and Everyone Else You Meet

Author(s): Kaufman, R.
Publisher: Evolve Publishing, Year: 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2364185

Uplifting the People: Three Centuries of Black Baptists in Alabama (Religion & American Culture)

Author(s): Wilson Fallin Jr.
Publisher: , Year: 2007, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 405342

Cup of Comfort for Inspiration: Uplifting stories that will brighton your day (A Cup of Comfort)

Author(s): Colleen Sell
Publisher: , Year: 2007, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 523751

To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever: A Thoroughly Obsessive, Intermittently Uplifting, and Occasionally Unbiased Account of the Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry

Author(s): Will Blythe
Publisher: , Year: 2006, Size: 1016 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 458629

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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