Sally and the Duck

There was a little boy visiting his grandparents on their farm. He was given a slingshot to play with, out in the woods. He practiced in the woods, but he could never hit the target. Getting A little discouraged, he headed back for dinner. As he was walking back he …

A Big Dream !!

There was a boy whose father was a horse trainer. And because of his father’s job, they had to keep moving from stable to stable, from ranch to ranch, training horses. The boy’s schooling was, thus, constantly interrupted. One day at school, his teacher asked him to write about what …

INSPIRATION THAT REALLY WORKS !!!

The year was 1983. In Australia, the long-distance foot race from Sydney to Melbourne was about to begin, covering 875 kilometers… more than 500 miles! About 150 world-class athletes had entered, for what was planned as a six day event. So race officials were started when a 61-year-old man approached …

The Red Ribbon

Everyone wants a blue ribbon. Blue. First place. The best. Even kinder-gardeners want that blue ribbon. In sports, I was never a blue-ribbon person. In a race I was always last. In baseball I was as likely to get hit on the head as to drop the ball. In basketball …

Power of Thought

One day,all the disciples went to their master’ and said, “Master, Master, we all are going on a pilgrimage. Master: Why you want to go on a pilgrimage trip? Disciples: So that we can improve our devotion. Master: OK. Then do me a favor. Please take this Karela (Bitter Gourd) …

THE HAPPY PEASANT

A king once set out in disguise to discover for himself the happiest man in his kingdom. Having met hundreds of people, at long last he came across a poor peasant, singing happily as he tilled the soil. There was such a radiant joy on his face that the king …

Not Money but Love !!

Some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift to her father the next …

Made to Fly

Once there was a king who received a gift of two magnificent falcons from Arabia. They were peregrine falcons, the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious birds to his head falconer to be trained. Months passed and one day the head falconer informed the king …

The Secret of Shoe Box!

A man and a woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she had cautioned her husband never to open …