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  • Where is the power?

    Once, in Heaven, there was a discussion among the gods to decide where the miraculous secret power, the power by which man can achieve anything in this world, was to be kept…

  • Follow your bliss

    Author Joseph Campbell often talked about ‘following your bliss.’ I heard of a bus driver in Chicago who does just that. He sings while he drives. That’s right… sings! And I don’t…

  • Finding one’s balloon

    Once, a group of 50 people was attending a seminar. Suddenly, the speaker stopped and started giving each participant a balloon and asked them to write his/her name on it using a…

  • Doing what we can do

    Not many of us are multi-talented. I cannot do all that many things well and most things I cannot do at all. But we all have our gifts. As talented as the…

  • The real meaning of peace

    There once was a king who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The king looked at all the pictures. But there…

  • Sleeping through the storm

    A young man applied for a job as a farmhand. When the farmer asked for his qualifications, one of the things he mentioned was that he could “sleep when the wind blows.”…

  • Self-appraisal

    A little boy went into a drug store, reached for a soda carton and pulled it over to the telephone. He climbed onto the carton so that he could reach the buttons on the…

  • God brews the coffee, not the cups

    A group of friends, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee,…

  • The Bumblebee

    According to scientists, the bumblebee’s body is too heavy and its wing span too small. Aerodynamically speaking, the bumblebee cannot fly. But the bumblebee doesn’t know that and it keeps flying. When…

  • Self-worth

    A popular speaker started off a seminar by holding up a $20 bill. A crowd of 200 had gathered to hear him speak. He asked, “Who would like to have this $20…