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Why Are You Here So Soon? – Spiritual Story By Richard Zowie

Why Are You Here So Soon?

Her hair was dark and curly, and she looked slender. She winced, a dimple appearing on her left cheek. I inherited that dimple and...
Diving Into God – Spiritual Story

Diving Into God

A young man who had been raised as an atheist was training to be an Olympic diver. The only religious influence in his life came from his outspoken Christian friend. The young diver never really paid much attention to his friend's sermons, but he heard them often...
A Synagogue with Five Schools – Jewish Story By Rabbi Allen S. Maller

A Synagogue with Five Schools

Today there are 12 synagogues for the 13,000 Jews living in the city of Rome, but about 450 years ago there were only five synagogues for a much smaller Jewish population. Still, the Pope who ruled the city of Rome in those days thought there were to many synagogues in Rome. In the year 1,555 the Pope ordered all the Jews in the city to live in just one area...
Farm Work – Christian Story By Paulo Coelho

Farm Work

The young man crossed the desert and finally reached the Sceta monastery. There he asked - and was given permission - to attend one of the abbot's talks. That afternoon the abbot spoke about the importance of farm work. When the talk came to an end, the young man commented to one of the monks: "That really impressed me. I thought that I was going to hear...
Which Way Is Best – Christian Story By Paulo Coelho

Which Way Is Best

When they asked Abbot Antonio if the path of sacrifice led to heaven, he answered: - There are two paths of sacrifice. The first is...
Forgiving Your Stories – Christian Story By Paulo Coelho

Forgiving Your Stories

The abbot asked his favorite pupil how his spiritual progress was coming along. The pupil answered that he was managing to dedicate to God each and every moment of the day. "Then all that's left now is to forgive your enemies." The young man was shocked: "But...
Odessa Is Like That – Christian Story By Paulo Coelho

Odessa Is Like That

Catherine the Great received some boxes of freshly harvested oranges in the dead cold of winter. The note that came with it said they were from a distant port. The note said, 'See what we are capable of bringing to you? We need your help to grow even more.' Impressed, she sent a massive amount of money so that this port could develop further. However, the oranges had been brought from other countries through the Black Sea. Without telling lies, the note to the empress did not...
Can I Help – Spiritual Story By Paulo Coelho

Can I Help

As soon as he opened the church, a priest saw a woman come in, sit in the front pew and place her head between her hands. Two hours later, he noticed that the woman was still there, in the same position. Concerned, he decided to approach her...
I Know What Is Right – Spiritual Story By Paulo Coelho

I Know What Is Right

A peasant was returning home when he saw a donkey in the field. I'm not just any donkey," said the animal. "I saw the messiah being born. I've lived for two thousand years and I am alive to give this testimony." Alarmed, the peasant ran to the church and told it to the parish priest...
John And The Visions Of Hell – Spiritual Story By Paulo Coelho

John And The Visions Of Hell

Perhaps Jesus sent some of His apostles to Hell to save souls," said John, even in the worst of torments, not all is lost." The idea surprises me. We are chatting in one of the few bars in Los Angeles. John is a...