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A Leap of Faith – Spiritual Story By Sandy Penny

A Leap of Faith

I circled the fire with a tambourine in my hand, striking the instrument on my thigh in time with the chant, My body does whatever it takes to protect itself. I gazed into the glowing red and orange eyes of the twelve foot by four foot bed of coals and watched a coating of white ash begin to form. The fire pit looked back, studying me with its many eyes...
Cowboy, Will You Please Feed My Statue? – Spiritual Story By BK Surat Singh Ayer

Mr. Cowboy, Will You Please Feed My Statue?

A Brahmin once requested to his colleague, cowboy to offer worship and food to his God's statue in his absence, because he was taking...
Expect An Answer – Christian Story

Expect An Answer

As a drought continued for what seemed an eternity, a small community of farmers was in a quandary as to what to do. Rain was important to keep their crops healthy and sustain the way of life of the townspeople. As the problem became more acute, a local pastor called a prayer meeting to ask for rain...
Ancient Coffer of Nuri Bey – Sufi Story By Idries Shah

Ancient Coffer of Nuri Bey

Nuri Bey was a reflective and respected Albanian, who had married a wife much younger than himself. One evening when he had returned home earlier than usual, a faithful servant came to him and said: "Your wife, our mistress, is acting suspiciously. She is in her apartment with a huge chest, large enough to hold a man, which..."
One Word of Knowledge – Spiritual Story By BK Surat Singh Ayer

One Word of Knowledge

There once there was a thief whose job was to steal others' belongings and valuable properties from their home and houses. His faith was strong and he believed that, in his entire life, he would never hear words of wisdom from any religious or spiritual preacher. He believed that by hearing even one word of knowledge, his business of robbery would become very weak and damaged. One day, while he was going through a temple area...
A Gift of Pearls – Spiritual Story By Anthony de Mello

A Glass of Milk

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door. Instead of a meal he asked for...
Learning to Accept Miracles – Spiritual Story By Cynthia Sue Larson

Learning to Accept Miracles

Yesterday, I realized I have accustomed myself to living a life of austerity. I noticed this as I found a gorgeous steel-string guitar at a local thrift shop for only $35 that I almost walked away from, thinking surely someone else needed it more than I did. I nearly walked away in spite of the fact that I'd been wishing for a steel-string guitar of excellent quality since I first began playing guitar in high school! As I slowly took three steps away from the guitar...
Harboring Ill Feelings – Spiritual Story By Mark Edgemon

Harboring Ill Feelings

There was once a little boy who dreamed of sailing around the world. He shared his dream with his mother and father, his teachers and schoolmates, his minister and his friends. But instead of embracing his dreams and encouraging him to follow his heart's desire, they made fun of him, laughed at him and belittled his vision. "You will never sail around the world," his father scoffed. "When you are of age, I will...
Number Magic – Spiritual Story By Inderjit Dhariwal

Number Magic

Yogi Navnirman was a young, enthusiastic follower who evolved spiritually at Mahira's feet and now spent time moving around different parts of the world with a single burning desire to aid the spiritual awakening of all those who were asking. Mahira often recalled his experiences of some of the interesting and unique pathways in the progress of other beings he had come in contact with...
The Sower and the Reaper – Spiritual Story By Chris Benjamin

The Sower and the Reaper

One day, as the reaper went about his daily business of reaping what someone else had sown, he saw a man off in the far distance. Hoping against hope that today might be that long awaited special day, he said a silent prayer and took off running in the man's direction, dropping his sickle as he went. He never noticed that the plants were getting smaller and less mature along the way. He was too caught up in the moment and the hope that he had that today would be the day...