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Why Leave Man To The Sixth Day – Spiritual Story By Paulo Coelho

Why Leave Man To The Sixth Day

A group of wise men gathered to discuss the work of God; they wanted to know why he had left it to the sixth day to create man. "He thought about first organizing the Universe well, so that we could have all the marvels available to us," said one of them. "First of all He wanted to run some tests on animals, so that He would not make the same mistakes with us," argued another...
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...
The Immortality Suit – Spiritual Story By Matthew Joyce

The Immortality Suit

There once was a scientist who was obsessed with immortality. Ever since he heard of the Fountain of Youth as a boy he knew that his life quest would be to extend human life for as long as possible -- forever if he could. So dedicated was he to this goal that he devoted his every waking moment to the study of medicine, genetics, astronautics and...
Bird Dogging Through Life – Spiritual Story By Chris Cade

Bird Dogging Through Life

Once upon a time there was a little dog who wanted to have a big impact in the world. He was a fast dog with quick wits, and he knew what it took to succeed in life. And though though was very proud of his papa for the way he always rounded up the sheep, this little dog had his sights set even higher.

See, every day the little dog looked up into the sky and saw...
Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare – Spiritual Story

Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare

An eight-year-old boy approached an old man in front of a wishing well, looked up into his eyes, and asked: I understand you're a very wise man. I'd like to know the secret of life. The old man looked down at the youngster and replied: I've thought a lot in my lifetime, and the secret can be summed up in four words. The first is...
Porcupines And The Coldest Winter Ever – Spiritual Story

Porcupines And The Coldest Winter Ever

It was the coldest winter ever, and many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions even though they shared their heat with each other. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from the other to stop being wounded...
Wise Woman's Riches – Spiritual Story

Wise Woman’s Riches

A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She did so without hesitation. The traveler left, rejoicing in his good fortune. He knew...
Lessons from a Mongoose – Spiritual Story By Radhanath Swami

Lessons from a Mongoose

In Kandahar, the people greeted me warmly. One man in particular, Hariz, took a special interest in me. Tall and well groomed, he was an educated man who had acquired wealth and respect in the trading business. After guiding me on a tour of Kandahar, he invited me into his spacious house. One night...
Three Kernels of Corn – Spiritual Story

Three Kernels of Corn

Three young men were once given three kernels of corn apiece by a wise old sage, who admonished them to go out into the world, and use the corn to bring themselves good fortune. The first young man put his three kernels of corn into a bowl of hot broth and ate them. The second thought, I can do better than that, and he...
The Power of Love – Spiritual Story By Janet Hobbs

The Power of Love

Once upon a time there was a monk who after 20 years, finally achieved self-realization and heard the call to write a book. He had never forgotten that as a young monk, he had been confused and upset by ponderous and misguided religious writings. One day in his despair, he vowed that when he finally understood LOVE, he would write something true, something heartfelt and something that would actually assist people in their journey. For he felt that LOVE, although talked about, was...