About Wellsprings

This site is a cluster of wellsprings. Wellsprings of heartwarming anecdotes, stirring stories, age-old fables, epic tales, mythical musings, good deeds, life's lessons, inspiring insights, and much more. None of these are my own but they have something for all of us. That's why I have taken the liberty of putting them together, acknowledging the source or the author wherever I could.

  • The girl and the apple

    Please read this interesting story that is about to be made into a movie. A true story of survival from the Holocaust and the mysterious ways of God that drew people together…

  • Dialogue in the dark

    This is a very nice story, and teaches us a unique lesson. Without any more ado, here it goes:  My husband is great at giving me surprises and this year was no…

  • Forgiving your enemies

    The abbot asked his favorite pupil how his spiritual progress was coming along. The pupil answered that he was managing to dedicate to God each and every moment of the day. “Then…

  • The stories of the desert priests

    During the early part of the Christian era, the monastery at Scete became a center where many people gathered. After renouncing everything they had, they went to live in the desert surrounding…

  • Three Jewish stories

    The shortest constitution in the world A group of wise Jewish men met up in order to try and create the shortest Constitution in the world. If anyone – in the space…

  • The dirty laundry

    A young couple moved into a new neighbourhood. The next morning, while they were eating breakfast, the young woman saw her neighbour hanging the washing outside. “That laundry is not very clean;…

  • The problems of the others

    There was once a well-known scholar, who lived in a mountain in the Himalayas. Tired of living with men, he had chosen a simple life and spent most of his time meditating.…