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Archive by Tag: Stories

The Story of the Egg

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but[...]

The Story of the Homeless Pastor

Pastor Jeremiah transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while[...]

The Story of the Shopkeeper’s Son and the Secret to Happiness

A certain shopkeeper sent his son to learn about the secret of happiness from the wisest man in the world. The lad wandered through the desert for forty days, and finally came upon a beautiful castle, high atop a mountain.[...]

The Story of the Two Travelers and the Farmer

A traveler came upon an old wise farmer working his field beside the road. Ready to take a break from his journey, the wanderer hailed the countryman, who seemed happy enough to take a break himself, and talk for a[...]

The Story of the Regretful Son

A rich man’s son was graduating college. For months, the son was asking his father for a new car, knowing that his father had more than enough money. When graduation day came, the young man’s father called him into the[...]

The Story of the Jobless Man

A smart but jobless man applied for a desk job position at an office of a very big corporation. The employer interviewed him, then gave him a test; the man passed. “You’re hired” the employer said. “Give me you’re email address,[...]

The Story of the Two Monks who Crossed a River

A senior monk and a junior monk were traveling together. At one point, they came to a river with a strong current. As the monks were preparing to cross the river, they saw a very young and beautiful woman also[...]

Immune to Insults

“Once there was a disciple of a Greek philosopher who was commanded by his Master for three years to give money to everyone who insulted him. When this period of trial was over the Master said to him, “Now you[...]

The Story of the Young Homeless Beggar

One day there was a young homeless beggar that had been trying to gather food. Each day, he notices that he wakes up with a certain portion of his food missing. One night he decides to stay up, and encounters[...]

The Story of the Master’s Gifts

One day, a tall, old-aged, wrinkly skinned master gathered three of his favorite students. He told them of some alarming situation, and expressed that he was going away for a little while. Before he left, he wanted to give each[...]