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  • 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…

  • A wife’s secret

    A happy couple of over sixty years shared everything with each other. They never kept a secret from each other except for one. The lady kept a shoe box in her cupboard and…

  • “Are you going to help me?”

    In 1989, an 8.2 earthquake almost flattened Armenia, killing over 30,000 people in less than four minutes. In the midst of utter devastation and chaos, a man left his wife securely at…

  • Don’t be afraid to make mistakes

    This story is about a famous research scientist who had made several very important medical breakthroughs. He was being interviewed by a newspaper reporter who asked him why he thought he was…

  • “I wish you enough”

    At an airport, I overheard a father and daughter in their last moments together. They had announced her plane’s departure and standing near the door, he said to his daughter, “I love…

  • The kiss

    “Getting late for a meeting, need to run,” he said as he slung his coat over the shoulder and bounded out of the house. As he drove away, she came running down…

  • “How are your children?”

    “How are your children?” “Both of them are very well, thank you.” “How old are they?” “The doctor is three and the lawyer is five.” Anthony de Mello The Prayer of the…

  • Contact vs. Connection

    A Monk of the Ramakrishna Mission was being interviewed by a journalist from New York. Journalist:  “Sir, in your last lecture, you told us about Jogajog (Contact) and Sanjog (Connection). It’s really…