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.

  • Praying Hands

    Back in the 16th century, in a tiny village near Nuremberg (Bavaria state, Germany), lived a family with 18 children. In order to keep food on the table for his brood, Albrecht…

  • 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…

  • When God created woman

    When God created woman, he was working late on the 6th day… An angel came by and asked, “Why spend so much time on her?” The Lord answered, “Have you seen all…

  • The train ride story

    Every month Martín’s parents took a trip to see Grandma and came home on the same train the next day. One day, the child said to his parents, “I’m already grown up.…

  • 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…