In every story lies a message to impart to the reader: a message of hope, a message of faith, a message of encouragement to face the day. The nine short, fictional stories that encompass The Inventor's Gift, the latest book from author Edward J. Campa, are not only stories with messages, but also stories with life-changing truths from God. Defined as "stories of change, hope, and miracles," the collection of short stories blend real-life situations with biblical truth to create engaging, meaningful narratives that will bring readers to tears, to their knees and to surrender for Jesus' love and peace. Beginning the moving collection is "The Shoe Angel," which centers on a young, successful man with an extensive shoe collection, but a humbled heart. His decision to speak at a sales company gala allows him to reflect on his upbringing in poverty and how a kindly neighbor showed him the value of shoes. Another story, "The Chauffeur," displays the change of path one man, Peter Borjas, experiences after he helps take a slow, young man regularly to church and even to his high school graduation, paving his way to success. Unfortunately, the tragic deaths of Peter's wife and unborn child cause Peter to spiral into sadness, but God paves the way for him from an unbelievable source. Stories of rectifying life paths ("A Pair of Perspectives"), not giving up on life too soon ("A Plate of Reality") and finding wisdom from the one true Source ("The Inventor's Gift") bring forth valuable life lessons and observations of life that readers will find motivators for their lives. In each story, the unwavering belief in God and His plan for people's lives shines through and dictates how each person should see the circumstances he/she is in, or is able to see through the help of another. Just as the title shares, these are stories from the Eternal Inventor (and Re-Inventor) of people's lives and paths toward success.