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Abbot Anastasius – Parable By Christina Feldman and Jack Kornfield

Abbot Anastasius

Abbot Anastasius had a book written on very fine parchment which was worth eighteen pence, and had in it both the Old and New Testaments in full. Once a certain brother came to visit him, and seeing the book made off with it. So that day Abbot Anastasius went to read his book, and found that it was gone, he realized that the brother had taken it. But he did not send after him to inquire about it for fear that the brother might add perjury to theft...
Strength to Change – Sufi Story By Christina Feldman and Jack Kornfield

Strength to Change

Nasrudin was now an old man looking back on his life. He sat with his friends in the tea shop telling his story. When I was young I was firey - I wanted to awaken everyone. I prayed to Allah to give me the strength to change the world...
Two Rabbis – Spiritual Story By Christina Feldman and Jack Kornfield

Two Rabbis

In the course of their long wanderings, the two brothers, Rabbi Zusya and Rabbi Elimelekh, often came to the city of Ludmir. There they always slept in the house of a poor, devout man. Years later, when their reputation had spread all over the country they came to Ludmir agai, not on foot as before, but in a carriage. The wealthiest man in that little town, who had never wanted...
Word of Jesus – Spiritual Story By Christina Feldman and Jack Kornfield

Word of Jesus

One day, Jesus was walking in the desert with a group of self-seeking people. They begged him to tell them the Secret Name by which he restored the dead to living. Jesus said, If I tell you, you will abuse its power. The people promised they would use the knowledge wisely and begged him again. You do not know what you ask, he said, but he...