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.

  • Deep love

    My husband is an engineer by profession, I love him for his steady nature, and I love the warm feeling when I lean against his broad shoulders. Three years of courtship and…

  • The three questions

    It once occurred to a certain king that if he always knew the right time to begin everything; if he knew who were the right people to listen to, and whom to…

  • Never fight what isn’t here

    “After the great rains, the lion was faced with crossing the river that had encircled him.  Swimming was not his nature; but it was either cross or die. The lion roared and…

  • Praying for everyone

    A farm labourer with a sick wife asked a Buddhist monk to say a series of prayers. The priest began to pray, asking God to cure all those who were ill. “Just…

  • God is everywhere

    “Where is God?” asked the disciple. “Everywhere, in everyone and everything,” said his Guru. Later, as the disciple was going home, he saw an elephant charging towards him. “Get out of the…

  • When elephants did fly

    There was a time when elephants could fly. They had wings – four big wings. In fact, they were God’s favourite vehicles; he used to ride on an elephant when he was…

  • Best news of the week

    Argentinian golfer, Roberto de Vincenzo, once won a tournament and the big cheque that goes with it. After the celebrations, he was strolling back to his car when a young woman approached…

  • The last appointment

    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, ‘I love you, but I know this other woman loves you…