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  • Love

    The enormous redwood tree, ancient and failing, trembled. With a crackling, tearing sound, the unimaginable began to happen. Near the base, one side of the giant trunk began to crumple, like the…

  • Trust

    “Ask the Creator for what you want,” they told her, “and the Creator will always answer you.” They had told her that since she was a baby. Now she was almost seven.…

  • True importance

    Jean was out walking with his grandfather in Paris. At one point, they saw a shoemaker being insulted by a customer who claimed that there was something wrong with his shoes. The…

  • True happiness

    Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola was once asked by a radio presenter in a telephone interview, “Sir what can you remember that made you the happiest in life?” Femi said, “I have gone…

  • The Law of Wasted Efforts

    Do you know that lions only succeed in a quarter of their hunting attempts — which means they fail in 75% of their attempts and succeeds in only 25% of them. Despite…

  • A saint in the wrong place

    Once upon a time, there was a man who had been the soul of kindness all his life. When he died, everyone assumed that he would go straight to Heaven, for the…

  • The selfish daisy

    “I am a daisy in a field of daisies,” thought the flower. “Amidst others, it is impossible for anyone to notice my beauty.” An angel heard what she was thinking and commented,…

  • Kintsugi – Golden rejoining

    In Japanese, the word Kintsugi means “golden rejoining,” a 15th-century oriental master-craft dedicated to the restoration of fine ceramic pottery. The essence of Kintsugi is the practice of focusing one’s intention on…