Try, Try and Try, Until You Succeed

Try, Try and Try, Until You Succeed This is a story about faith, determination and devotion. Once upon a time, there lived a king who was famous for his bravery and valor. Once he had to fight against a huge army with just a few men. The odds were not in his favor and the king lost the battle. He ran for his life and took shelter in a nearby cave. Soon he started to feel the despair of losing. He lost confidence in himself and decided to never take part in a battle again. He went as far as to think about giving up his kingdom and live in hiding for the rest of his life. The king was deeply engrossed in his depressing thoughts when an interesting scene caught his attention. He noticed a spider that was tirelessly trying to spin a web across the ceiling of the>>>

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Patience Is Key

Patience Is Key You may have heard this expression over a million times in your life! But you would never have looked at it in a way that it could change your life. You often take sayings like that for granted. You believe that your life is what it is. There’s barely any shift that a fable can create in its flow. How very wrong you are! Patience is not just a virtue; it is a key! To what, you ask? Well, let’s find out! Once upon a time there was a man who wanted to be the most successful martial artist in the world. He aspired to be a student of the best master. He travelled for days and arrived at the school. Finally, he met with the teacher. The teacher asked him, “What do you want to learn from me?” The man answered, “I want to be the>>>

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Age is Just a Number

  Age is Just a Number Remember the thrill of rock climbing, scuba diving, bungee jumping and many more adventures of the sort? If you are looming near your 50s, these are the things that you probably miss the most. You experience the best memories of your life at the peak of your age. Young and hot blooded as you are you can accomplish just about anything! With passing time, you lose this agility. However, does that mean that you lose your abilities too? Absolutely not! The example of the Old Lion shows quite clearly that for the King of the Jungle, Age is just a number! The Old Lion Once upon a time….. There was an old and sick Lion living in a cave. He lay there forgotten day in and day out. Nobody cared about him. He was losing his speed and could not chase after his prey>>>

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Fighting Your Demons: The Story of Doubt and Delay

Fighting Your Demons: The Story of Doubt and Delay Do you know what stops you from achieving your dreams? Millions of negative thoughts start sprouting up in our head as soon as we think about starting something new. The fear of failure paralyzes us to the extent that we never move out from our comfort zones. As a result, we all go through life without achieving the big dreams we dreamed and the many goals we had once set for the future. Arthur Montgomery lived in the same fear for forty odd-years of his life. He was a chef in a lawyer’s suit. He spent every day in the courtrooms prosecuting criminals and fighting off crime on the streets. However, he could never fight against his inner demons. At home when he looked in the mirror he saw a failure. His haggard features and lifeless eyes mocked him. He could hear>>>

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All Work and No Play

All Work and No Play All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy – you must be familiar with this proverb but do you follow it through in your life? The importance of a balanced life cannot be stressed enough. Working all the time without giving yourself a chance to relax every once in a while can make your life dull and boring. Moreover, consistent stress is also harmful to the body and brings about a number of physical and mental health issues. Read the story of a college boy to see why it is important to pamper yourself and make time for fun and entertaining activities in your life. Once upon a time, there was a young boy named Tim. Throughout school, he proved himself to be an exceptionally good student. After graduating school with good grades, he took admission in a college. He always stood first>>>

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Drowning Your Fears

Drowning Your Fears This is a story of a little buffalo that learned to overcome his fears. A long time ago, a little buffalo lived in the plains of Africa. He was living a comfortable life with his herd but one thing was always on his mind: LIONS! The mere thought of lions terrified him to the core.  One day he approached his father and said, “Dad, can we move away from the plains, please?” This unusual request surprised his dad because he always thought that his son loved the vast plains. “Why do you wish to move away from the plains, my son. Is something wrong?” inquired the worried dad. The little buffalo hesitated a bit but explained, “I am just afraid of the lions, dad. They can get us in the plains. What shall I do if I see a lion?” The large male replied, “Dear son, I>>>

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Shoot For the Moon – Even If You Fall You Will Land among the Stars

Shoot For the Moon – Even If You Fall You Will Land among the Stars Once upon a time, a poor man lived by a forest with his family. He was so poor he could barely provide for his wife and children. One day they had nothing eat. Out of desperation, he decided to go hunting. He knew he had a poor aim and the forest was full of snakes but that did not stop him from taking out his shotgun. He set off for the forest with his last three bullets. As he went down the road he saw a rabbit. He fired a shot but the rabbit was very quick and easily ducked behind a bush. A little disappointed, he went further and saw a squirrel. Again, he shot but missed. Cursing his luck he went a little further into the forest and saw a turkey in the>>>

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The Dog and the Reflection

The Dog and the Reflection Once upon a time, a dog lived in a small town. Every day, he would sit outside the butcher’s shop hoping that the butcher would toss him a bone. One day he was sitting there when the butchered took pity on him and gave him the biggest, juiciest bone he had ever had! The dog couldn’t believe his fortune. He immediately got up and happily scurried away with the bone in his mouth. He wished to enjoy his prized bone alone so he went around in search of the best spot to devour it. With the bone in mouth, he came across a river. As he crossed the narrow footbridge, he happened to look down at his reflection in the water. In his haste and excitement, he failed to realize that it was his own reflection. The silly dog thought it was another dog, carrying>>>

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The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree Who doesn’t know about the legendary tale of the giving tree? At some point in time in our childhood, our parents have read this story to us. Back then, it gave us a clear sense of their selfless and unconditional love. Now that we are grown-ups, this story can give us so much more! Keep reading to find out what the giving tree has in store for you!   Once upon a time, there was a tree. She loved a little boy who played with her leaves, swung on her branches and climbed on her trunk. He ate her apples and the tree was happy. Soon the boy grew older and the tree felt alone as the boy’s visits grew scarce. After a while the boy came to see the tree. The tree was happy to see the boy all grown-up. She invited him to swing on>>>

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Water the Rose Despite Its Thorns

Water the Rose Despite Its Thorns We never hesitate to pick a rose despite the fact that the thorns can prick us; similarly, we should not be afraid to take risks and love people who may not seem to deserve it. Everyone is flawed and make mistakes every now and then but why focus on them? Focus on what you like about people and be empathetic to bring out peace and happiness in your life. This story of an old man and a scorpion is the perfect example of how one should show kindness even to those who hurt us. One morning, when passing a stream, a wise old man saw a scorpion. It was floating helplessly in the water. The old man knew that the scorpion will definitely drown if he does not do anything to save its life. Thinking quickly, the old man stretched out on a root>>>

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