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Life Motivational Story in English – One Day I Decided To Quit

One Day I Decided To Quit – Motivational Story One day I decided to quit… I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality… I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. “God”, I said. R...
by Life Motivational Thoughts on Feb 25, 2015

Unconscious Mind | Fabulous Story From The World Of Osho

In an ancient village there were two wells. One was in the palace, which was not available for anybody else than the royal family, and the other well was in the marketplace, which was available for everybody else except the royal family. But one day...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on May 25, 2013

It Doesn’t Matter | Fabulous Short Story

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” She asked. Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on May 21, 2013

I Am Awake- Fabulous Motivational Story

It is said that soon after his enlightenment the Buddha passed a man on the road who was struck by the Buddha’s extraordinary radiance and peaceful presence. The man stopped and asked, “my friend, what are you? Are you a celestial being or a God?
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on May 18, 2013

Fabulous Moral Story About Chanakya | Great Motivational Stories

Once, a Chinese traveller came to meet Kautilya (Chanakya). It was dusk and darkness had just started to set in. When the traveller entered Chanakya's room, he saw that Chanakya was busy writing some important papers under the lighting of an oil lamp...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Nov 28, 2012

God Let Me Hear For 80 Years And He Never Sent Me A Bill | Motivational Short Story

A Man Reached 80 Years Of Age And He Had An infection in His Ears Which Made Him Almost Deaf. The Doctors informed Him That  An Operation Was Necessary  To Cure This Disease. He Agreed To Have The Operation Done As He Couldn't Hear Anything...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Nov 9, 2012

Alexander And 10 Brahmins Of India | Historical Stories Of India

While in India, Alexander took ten of the Brahmins prisoner. These men had a great reputation for intelligence, so Alexander decided to give them a test. He announced that the one who gave the worst answer would be the first to die, and he made th...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Sep 2, 2012

The Doctor and the Mechanic

Real story happened with famous Heart Surgeon Lt. Dr. Nitu Mandke. He had done many heart operations.  A mechanic was removing the cylinder heads from the motor of a car when he spotted the famous heart surgeon in his shop, who was standing off...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Sep 2, 2012

Always Sharpen Your Axe

Once upon a time a very strong woodcutter asked for a job with a timber merchant, and he got it. His salary was really good and so were the working conditions. For that reason, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.  His boss gave him a...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Sep 1, 2012

Thrown Clay Balls | Motivational Short Stories

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 had rolled clay balls and left them out in the sun to bake.They didn't look like much, but they intrigued th...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jul 15, 2012

Only Monkeys Everywhere!!!!

Once upon a time in a village, a man appeared and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for Rs10. The villagers seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them. The man bought tho...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 19, 2012

The Window [Fabulous Motivational Story]

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man  was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour a day to drain the fluids from his lungs. His bed was next to the room's only window. The other man had to spend all h...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

FATHER & SON [A Fabulous Story]

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

Trials and Triumphs of Faith | Motivational Story

This is a story from a book written in 1875 by a man named Robert Boyd. It's called the "Trials and Triumphs of Faith." It's put me in tears, more than once.   A minister tells us that he was spending several days in one of our western c...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

Never Restrict Yourself

Flea trainers have observed a predictable and strange habit of fleas while training them. Fleas are trained by putting them in a cardboard box with a top on it. The fleas will jump up and hit the top of the cardboard box over and over and over again.
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

I think you are wonderful [Fabulous Story]

The following true story captured our heart. It happened several years ago in the Paris opera house. A famous singer had been contracted to sing, and ticket sales were booming. In fact, the night of the concert found the house packed and every ticket...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

Quick Decisions [Fabulous Moral Story]

A game warden noticed how a particular fellow named Sam consistently caught more fish than anyone else, whereas the other guys would only catch three or four a day. Sam would come in off the lake with a boat full. Stringer after stringer was always...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Jun 1, 2012

Dreams Can Be Realized With Determination And Persistence | True Motivational Story

In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. However bridge building experts throughout the world thought that this was an impossible feat and told Ro...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Apr 11, 2012

Ganesha and his intelligent decision | Hindu Mythological Stories

On one occasion Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati were gifted a fruit by the other Gods. Both their sons, Ganesha and Karthikeya wished to have the fruit. There was just one fruit and two them wished to have it. The two did not want to have it half...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Mar 31, 2012

The Cursed Flower | Hindu Mythological Stories

Once upon a time, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu were having an argument. The topic on which they were quarreling was who amongst the two was superior to the other. When they were fighting, Lord Shiva appeared in front of them in the shape of a ligh...
by Miles To Go Before I Sleep on Mar 31, 2012


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