Wisdom stories to live by
Inspirational and Motivational Short Stories: 128 Inspiring Stories with Life Changing Wisdom to Live by by Barry PhillipsBack in the dim mists of time when Twitter was a bird sound and Facebook was two separate and unrelated words, storytelling was the first form of communication, and its one of the first forms of communication that we encounter as children. We learn and retain stories before we can even read.
As humans we crave stories. We love to hear stories and we love to share stories. There is a power in stories that can transform our lives - they capture our imagination and emotions, they can illustrate a teaching in a powerful way, and they can inspire and motivate us.
Storytelling is an essential part of every culture worldwide. It is how civilizations pass on insights from one generation to the next. It is how religions pass on their sacred teachings. And it is how we as parents share our values and lessons.
Want to make a point or raise an issue? Then tell a story!
This hand-picked collection includes some of the most amazing stories ever told by famous business leaders, bestselling writers, public speakers and spiritual leaders.
The book is designed to allow you to dip in and out of it, at your leisure, and in any order.
Enjoy the book, and take the time to discover the possible meanings for your life.
Ancient Wisdom for Today: Three Stories from Desert Monks
Wisdom Stories for Inspired Life Change
There were once two rabbits, Wanda the Wise and Frederick the Foolish, who were walking through a field. On this walk, they came upon two carrots. One of the carrots had large leaves sprouting out of the top and the other looked much smaller from the surface. Wanda shrugged her shoulders and pulled out the other carrot, which turned out to be much bigger. Wanda indicated that he could choose which carrot to eat. Wanda smiled warmly and hopped over to the carrots. She inspected them and pulled out one of the carrots.
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Life will go on as long as there is someone to sing, to dance, to tell stories and to listen — Oren Lyons.
100th day of school reading comprehension
I love wisdom stories for the life change they bring. Wise tales of ancient wisdom have played a large part in my own evolutionary pathways and they're brought here so that they may become part of yours too. With wisdom by your side, or should I say deep inside, you're enriched and truly empowered.
The young man was at the end of his training, soon he would go on to be a teacher. Like all good pupils, he needed to challenge his teacher and to develop his own way of thinking. He caught a bird, placed it in one hand and went to see his teacher. Do you just ignore them as well until they go away? Does that work? Shanti did not reply.
Stories are a very powerful way to communicate and convey messages. With a story, you can cut though the need for excess verbiage in a presentation, and in one fell swoop, deliver a pithy or funny missive to a captive audience. All of us love to hear stories because we can take the moral of the story shared, make it our own, and retell it with added nuances or modified words. The best stories often linger in our minds and demand that we retell them; their message often incisive, strong, true. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food.
No less than 80 thoughtful stories, motivational tales, and pieces of wisdom from around the world Some of the most memorable lessons in life come from stories - whether these be nursery rhymes or children's fables read to us by our parents, parables from the Bible or Jewish wisdom tales, or motivational booklets like "Who Moved My Cheese? I thought that it would be fun and helpful to collect some of the stories that I've found meaningful and share them with you. Each new story is added at the top of the page, so visit as often as you like and feel free to e-mail me your story. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever. They teach the world we create. They teach the morality we live by.