Category Archives: Motivational Stories

Poisoning Mother-In-Law

By | February 23, 2018

A long time ago in China, a girl named Li-Li got married and went to live with her husband and mother-in-law. In  a very short time, Li-Li found that she couldn’t get along with her  mother-in-law at all. Their personalities were very different, and Li-Li  was angered by many of her mother-in-law’s habits. In addition,… Read More »

“Piano Lessons” for life

By | February 16, 2018

By Mildred Hondorf I am a former elementary school music teacher from DeMoines, Iowa. I’ve always supplemented my income by teaching piano lessons – something I’ve done for over 30 years. Over the years I found that children have many levels of musical ability. I’ve never had the pleasure of having a protege, though I… Read More »

The Smell of Rain

By | February 9, 2018

A cold March wind danced around the dead of night in Dallas as the Doctor walked into the small hospital room of Diana Blessing. Still groggy from surgery, her husband David held her hand as they braced themselves for the latest news. That afternoon of March 10,1991, complications had forced Diana, only 24 weeks pregnant,… Read More »

Footsteps of Thoughts

By | February 2, 2018

Great story by Osho. A king in Japan sends his son to a mystic, to a master, to learn awareness. The king was old. And he said to the son, “Put your total energy into it because unless you are aware, you are not going to succeed me. I will not give this kingdom to… Read More »

The Radical Power of Humility

By | January 5, 2018

by Nipun Mehta. Years ago, I sat down for lunch, next to a young villager in India. As usual, I closed my eyes for a moment of gratitude before eating. As I opened them, I saw the most unusual thing — this boy was preparing a bite from my plate. My plate! Seeing my confusion,… Read More »

Blessing From A Homeless Person

By | December 29, 2017

Source This is a story that happened 15 years ago but it has always stayed with me since then.   On the way back from work every evening, more often than not there would be a homeless man standing at the exit of the freeway.  He looked to be in his late 40’s but was probably… Read More »

Merry Christmas

By | December 25, 2017

The most mundane actions can have a ripple effect – holding open the door for someone, smiling at the grocery clerk—change the course of the day by affecting how we feel. That rush of good feeling that comes after a daily run, the inspiring conversation with a good friend, or the momentary flash of anger… Read More »