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.

  • Clay balls

    A man was exploring the caves by a seashore when he found a bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls. The balls looked like someone had intentionally rolled the clay and…

  • Purpose of life

    Once upon a time, there lived a wise man. He was the head of the local administration of a small village. Everyone respected him and his views and opinions were well regarded.…

  • “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…

  • The girl and the apple

    Please read this interesting story that is about to be made into a movie. A true story of survival from the Holocaust and the mysterious ways of God that drew people together…

  • Dialogue in the dark

    This is a very nice story, and teaches us a unique lesson. Without any more ado, here it goes:  My husband is great at giving me surprises and this year was no…

  • Forgiving your enemies

    The abbot asked his favorite pupil how his spiritual progress was coming along. The pupil answered that he was managing to dedicate to God each and every moment of the day. “Then…

  • The stories of the desert priests

    During the early part of the Christian era, the monastery at Scete became a center where many people gathered. After renouncing everything they had, they went to live in the desert surrounding…