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Cashing In Your $500,000 Check

Cashing In Your $500,000 Check

A business executive was deep in debt and could see no way out. Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from bankruptcy. Suddenly an old man appeared before him. I can see that something is troubling you, he said. After listening to the executive's woes, the old man said, I believe I can help you...
Wisdom Story: The White Horse Parable

Parable of The White Horse

There was a certain farmer who loved his daughter and wanted to give her all that she would ever want. One day his daughter asked for the most beautiful white horse in the entire world. He was distraught because he knew that the horse was located beyond the woods, where the wolves and the thieves were always in lurking. He did not know what to do....
A Simple Sales Clerk – Spiritual Story

A Simple Sales Clerk

15-year-old Douglas Maurer had suffered from a high fever and flu-like symptoms for several days. So finally his mother took him to the hospital where Douglas was diagnosed as having leukemia. The doctors...
The Big Debate – Spiritual Story

The Big Debate

Ten centuries ago, the Pope decided that all the Muslims had to leave Jerusalem. Naturally there was a big uproar from the Muslim community. So the Pope made a deal. He would have a religious debate with a member of the Muslim community. If the Muslim won the debate, all the Muslims could stay. If the Pope won, all the Muslims would have to leave. The Muslims realised that they had no choice...
The Wretched Wise Man – Spiritual Story

The Wretched Wise Man

There was once a wise man who lived simply. His spartan food habits reflected this. He had a friend who, being a sycophant of the king, lived in great luxury. One day this friend called on the wise man while he was eating. Looking at the food, the friend said, My friend, if you can please the king like me, you will be free from this wretched food...

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...

Two Jars

The preacher placed two identical jars on the table next to the pulpit. These jars came from the same factory, were made of the same materials, and can hold the same amount. But they are different, he explained.
Accept the Inevitable – Spiritual Story

Accept the Inevitable

A grieving mother approached Buddha, carrying the body of her dead child in her arms. She begged him, I know you can bring him back to life. Buddha replied, Death is inevitable; I cannot restore his life. The woman was devastated, and was not prepared to accept this answer. Seeing her pain, Buddha said, I can bring your child back to life, but only if you bring me mustard seeds from a person who has never had a death in his family.
A Taste Of Wisdom – Spiritual Story

A Taste Of Wisdom

An aging Hindu master grew tired of his apprentice complaining and so, one morning, sent him for some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. How does it taste? the master asked. Bitter, spit the apprentice. The master chuckled and then asked the young man to take the same handful of salt and put it in the lake...

The Most Important Body Part

My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body? Through the years I would take a guess at what I thought was the correct answer. When I was younger, I thought sound was very important to us as humans, so I said, My ears, Mommy. She said, No. Many people are deaf. But you...