• The name of an angel

    Once upon a time there was a baby ready to be born. The child asked God, “They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to…

  • A tragedy or a blessing?

    Years ago in Scotland, the Clark family had a dream. Clark and his wife worked and saved, making plans for their nine children and themselves to travel to the United States. It…

  • To build a bridge

    The Brooklyn Bridge that spans the river tying Manhattan Island to Brooklyn ( in New York, USA) is truly a miracle bridge. In 1863, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired…

  • “I Can Make It Happen”

    History abounds with tales of experts who were convinced that the ideas, plans, and projects of others could never be achieved. However, accomplishment came to those who said, “I can make it…

  • Mandela’s humility

    Pippa Green recalls the man who shunned pomp (Dec. 12, 2013) Shortly after he turned 80, Nelson Mandela received an honorary doctorate from Harvard at a special convocation. “I know that through…

  • Nobody in the boat

    The Taoists have a famous teaching about an empty boat (read the story ‘Empty boat’ in this website) that rams into your boat in the middle of a river. While you probably…

  • Buddha with a black nose

    This is a famous story about a Zen nun. She had a beautiful golden Buddha, a very artistic, aesthetic statue of Buddha, made of pure gold. And the nun used to carry…