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Those Unforgettable 180 Days – Spiritual Story By Shirley Cheng

Those Unforgettable 180 Days

"This is carrots," said my mother, pointing to the word that might as well be Russian or Arabic for all I knew. "Carrots," she repeated, then told me what the word means in Chinese, my native tongue. "Carrots," I said after her. "Perfect." She pointed to another word in the thin picture book adorned with a yellow cover. The pictures showed a boy planting his own garden. "This is 'pineapples.'"
How I Learned the 2nd Noble Truth – Spiritual Story By David Lourie

How I Learned the 2nd Noble Truth

The Buddha's Second Noble Truth pins the responsibility for our suffering squarely on our own shoulders: "Our suffering is caused by our cravings." -- The Buddha. We all have desires, and that's perfectly natural and healthy. But there are certain desires we cling to with a white-knuckle grip. These are the ones we just won't let go of. And it's our relentless attachment to these cravings that causes the suffering we all experience. I remember well the first time life taught me this truth...
Varuna: Spiritual Surfing – Spiritual Story By Tusta Krishna das

Varuna: Spiritual Surfing

Michael stroked over the first of two waves and halfway up the face of the third, then sat back on his board, grabbed the left rail, reversed his board, and pulled it under him and aimed it down the face of the wave. There was no need to paddle in this situation. The board was like a dart, and the hand of the wave propelled it toward the target. As the wave lifted the tail of his board, he sprang to his feet and poised in a graceful, cat-like stance. He'd been through it dozens of times...
My Birthday Gift – Spiritual Story By Leslie Moon Blackburn

My Birthday Gift

Today is my birthday. Little did I know that God had bigger plans for me than I had for myself. The gift I received today was magical and I was blessed. I chose to listen and then obeyed the still small voice from with in. We truly are God's Angels. Today is my birthday and what a great day I am going to have. I scheduled a vacation day today so I could spend the whole day doing things for myself. I have been thinking of this day for months, in fact I have been planning this day for months...
The Magical Gate to the Greatest University for Enlightenment – Spiritual Story By Anmol Mehta

The Magical Gate to the Greatest University for Enlightenment

The excitement on the astral planes was unbelievable. The great Demi-god (Deva) explorer, Nebb Yaw, who had been exploring the distant planes in the outer regions had discovered the legendary Magical Gate to the Best School for Enlightenment. This magical gate had been the most sought after artifact on the astral planes for eons. Innumerable demi-god explorers had sought to find it, without any success. As they had continued to fail, its very existence had become more and more suspect...
The True Meaning of Laziness – Zen Buddhist Story By Anmol Mehta

The True Meaning of Laziness

Zen Master Blumise was growing very old. He had been the head abbot of No Wind Monastery for a very long time and was ready to anoint a successor. Master Blumise decreed that the monk who he felt was least lazy, would take over as head abbot of No Wind Monastery. Everyone knew that the real competition was only between Chin and Tara. They both had immense character, were flush with noble qualities and were favorite students of Master Blumise. The competition was on...
The Father of the Bribe – Spiritual Story By Mark Edgemon

The Father of the Bribe

Dr. Don Haberdey wanted success more than anything. That's why he became a doctor. He would do anything to afford the outward show of prosperity. It wasn't the wealth he wanted ... it was the respect. As he was growing up, his father would belittle and berate him, crushing his self-image, causing him to feel awkward and to stutter, which increased his father's embarrassment. Throughout college he studied hard to make good grades so he could show his father that he had worth. But his father...
The Beautiful Mountains Captivated Her – Spiritual Story By Alan Dolit

The Beautiful Mountains Captivated Her

The beautiful mountains captivated her. When Marian saw them she was dumbfounded. How could this be. She had left home moments ago and went to the beach. She remembered running from the beach house she and Justin had rented for their honeymoon, along an isolated stretch on the southern California coastline. It hadn't taken very long for what she had anticipated to be Heaven turn into hell...
And Now A Word From Our Sponsor – Spiritual Story By Alan Dolit

And Now A Word From Our Sponsor

My body is only a communication device. A CD as it were. On my CD there are only two channels: KEGO And KGOD. KEGO is the voice of the world. There is much static and loud commercials telling me to buy their things. Stuff I don't need, with green strips of paper that I have to work to earn to buy the things I didn't need in the first place. KEGO has many sister stations: KFEAR, KLACK, KGREED...
The True Purpose of Relationships – Spiritual Story By Anmol Mehta

The True Purpose of Relationships

In a land far away a beautiful princess was about to get married to her dream man. She had been told he was the perfect man. Full of love, compassion, strength and intelligence--and of course handsome as hell. She was so happy. The wedding day came and went, the whole kingdom celebrated and all was well. The morning after an equally wonderful wedding night, the princess brought her new husband tea and biscuits in bed. He smiled, ate, drank, told her how deeply he loved her and then slapped her...