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    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…

  • The symmetry of kindness

    The train slammed into the station, injuring hundreds. The engineer was critically hurt. People toppled over each other, bouncing across seats and against windows. There was blood and glass everywhere. One woman…

  • Increase the dose

    An unorthodox doctor, who always thought beyond prescriptions, pills and medication, once said to one of his regular patients:  “I’m starting to suspect that the best medicine for humans is love.” The…

  • 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…

  • Three Jewish stories

    The shortest constitution in the world A group of wise Jewish men met up in order to try and create the shortest Constitution in the world. If anyone – in the space…

  • The dirty laundry

    A young couple moved into a new neighbourhood. The next morning, while they were eating breakfast, the young woman saw her neighbour hanging the washing outside. “That laundry is not very clean;…

  • The problems of the others

    There was once a well-known scholar, who lived in a mountain in the Himalayas. Tired of living with men, he had chosen a simple life and spent most of his time meditating.…

  • The Bhishma way or the Jatayu way?

    No two people react to the same situation in a similar way. Here are examples of two legendary personalities who were faced with very similar situations, but their responses were diagonally apart.  It…