Tag: inspiration

A Taste of Wisdom

A wise elderly master grew tired of his Apprentice complaining about his misfortunes, and so, one morning, he sent him for some salt. When the Apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of...

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The Beginning of Stories

A long , long time ago, the world was without stories. Winters were cold and when the wind piled the snow against the longhouse, the people were sad. One cold winter day, a young boy went hunting. The snow made the hunting easy...

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Sand Castles

Hot sun. Salty air. Rhythmic waves. A little boy is on his knees scooping and packing the sand with plastic shovels into a bright blue bucket. Then he upends the bucket on the surface and lifts it. And, to the delight of the...

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The Trap

A rat looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a rat trap. Retreating to the farmyard the rat proclaimed the warning;...

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Teddy

As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. However, that was...

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Your New Car

A father said to his daughter: You graduated with honors, here is a car that I acquired many years ago… it is several years old. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to...

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Balloons

A wise teacher once brought balloons to school, told her pupils to blow them up and write their name on one. After the children tossed their balloons into the hall, the teacher moved through the hall mixing them all up.The kids...

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The Father’s Hand

A young man went to seek an important position at a large printing company. He passed the initial interview and was going to meet the director for the final interview. The director saw his resume, it was excellent. And...

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