Tag Archives: Inspirational Stories

The Story of a Woodcutter

Once upon a time, a very strong woodcutter asked for a job in a timber merchant and he got it. The pay was really good and so was the work condition. For those reasons, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.

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You Have To Steer

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Battling Distractions

from Our Daily Bread

Every day I drive the same highway to and from the office and every day I see an alarming number of distracted drivers.

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Why Dogs Die?

Author Unknown

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish wolfhound named Belker.  The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife, Lisa, and their little boy, Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle.

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The Cookie Thief

A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop.

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The Man In The Red Bandana

Just a few minutes after United Airlines Flight 175 struck the South Tower of the World Trade Center, 24-year-old Welles Crowther called his mother and calmly left a voicemail: “Mom, this is Welles. I want you to know that I’m ok.” Continue reading The Man In The Red Bandana

The Real Pearl Necklace

Jenny was a bright-eyed, pretty five-year-old girl. One day when she and her mother were checking out at the grocery store, Jenny saw a plastic pearl necklace priced at $2.50.

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The Clay Balls

A man was exploring caves by the seashore.  In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls.  It was like someone rolled clay balls and left them out in the sun to bake.  They didn’t look like much, but they intrigued the man so he took the bag out of the cave with him.

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#Rio2016 The Syrian Refugee Who Swam For Her Life All The Way To The #Olympics

There are those whose footsteps we would not want to follow, whose shoes we would not want to be in – yet we strive to have their character, their strength, their drive and their courage. It is from them we learn that the worst of humanity can bring out the best in humanity. Continue reading #Rio2016 The Syrian Refugee Who Swam For Her Life All The Way To The #Olympics

The Pretty One

It had been a very long night. Our black cocker spaniel ‘Precious’ was having a difficult delivery. I lay on the floor beside her large four-foot square cage, watching her every movement. Watching and waiting, just in case I had to rush her to the veterinarian.

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