A Sense of A Goose

Next autumn, when you see geese heading south for the winter, flying in a V formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way. As each bird flaps its wings, it creates uplift for the bird immediately following. By flying in a V formation, the whole flock adds at least 71 percent greater...

A Very Powerful Story

He remembered his grandmother’s warning about praying on time…. “My son, you shouldn’t leave prayer to this late time." His grandmother’s age was 70 but whenever she heard the Adhan, she got up like an arrow and performed Salah / Namaz / prayer. He however could never win over his ego to get up and pray. Whatever he did,...

A White Has No Superiority Over A Black

Hie following scene took place on a BA flight between Johannesburg and London. A white woman, about 50 years old, was seated next to a black man. Obviously disturbed by this, she called the air Hostess. Madam, what is the matter? the hostess asked you obviously do not see it then? She responded. You placed me next to a black man....

Bandage of Complaint

Once a saint saw a man with a bandage tied round his head and asked "Why have you tied the bandage?" "Because my head aches," the man replied. "How old are you?" he demanded. "Thirty," he replied. "Have you been in pain and anguish the greater part of your life?" he enquired. "No," the man answered. “For thirty years you have enjoyed good health," he...

Be Careful of What You Plant…

An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his children, he decided something different. He called young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, 'It is time for me to step down and choose the next emperor. I have decided...

Be Patient

A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint of the truck. The man ran to his son, knocked him away and hammered the little boy’s hands into pulp as punishment. When the father calmed down, he rushed his son to the hospital. Although...

Beautiful Gift

A young man was getting ready to graduate college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealers showroom and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. AS Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the car. On the morning of...

Building Your House

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy his extended family. He would miss the paycheck each week. But he wanted to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go &...

Butterfly and Cocoon

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could and it could go no...

Cats and Roosters

Once upon a time in Africa, roosters ruled cats. The cats worked hard all day and at night they had to bring all they had gathered for the roosters. The king of the roosters would take all the food for himself and for the other roosters. The roosters loved to eat ants. Thus, every cat had a purse hung round...

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