God

Clay

After God formed the first man from clay, he noticed that he still had a small piece of clay left. – What else do you want me to create for you, man? The man thought a bit and said: – Create me happiness! But God, did not know what happiness the man wants. So, he … Read more

Most Difficult Thing to Draw

An artist was once asked: – Which is the most difficult thing to draw? He replied: – It’s hardest to draw a rooster. – And which is the easiest thing to draw? – It’s easiest to draw a God or a ghost – the artist replied. – How so? – the people were amazed. The … Read more

The Royal Caravan

One day, a poor man appeared at the door of a royal palace. No one dared to stop him when he headed straight for the throne on which a king was seated. – What do you need? – asked the king. – A place in the caravan, to spend the night. – This is not … Read more

If—

An Inspirational Poem About Acceptance   by Rudyard Kipling   If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, … Read more

The Dance

A True Story Without a Moral   In Oriental Mythology, the second volume of his comparative study The Masks of God, the famous American mythologist and lecturer Joseph Campbell retells an amusing story. It concerns a Shinto priest and a Western sociologist who met at a conference in Japan in the late 1950s. The Japanese … Read more

The King’s Challenge

A rich king is looking for a man to marry his daughter. He sets a challenge – each man who wants to qualify, must wear the royal metal armor and climb 500 stairs to the top of the mountain where the king’s castle is located. Many men from around the world come to take on … Read more

Funny Morning Prayer

Dear Lord, So far I’ve done all right. I haven’t gossiped, haven’t lost my temper, haven’t been greedy or grumpy, nasty nor selfish. I haven’t eaten any chocolates. I’m really glad about that. But in a few minutes, God, I’m going to get out of bed. And from then on, I’m going to need a … Read more

Question For God

“I once thought that if I could ask God one question, I would ask how the universe began, because once I knew that, all the rest is simply equations. But as I got older I became less concerned with how the universe began. Rather, I would want to know why he started the universe. For once I knew … Read more

What Decision Really Means

Here is a short wish and toast about decision making: The Latin root of the word “decide” means “to kill or to cut” (similar to “homicide”, “suicide”, “genocide”.) So when we decide to do something new, without killing something old, we don’t make a decision at all. We make an addition. And making additions is a … Read more

Your inner flame – inspirational toast

You are in charge of your inner flame. And, your inner flame lights the path to your highest self. Every decision you make either feeds your flame or causes it to diminish. As your flame becomes bigger, you get more energized and begin to see the bigger picture. How is your flame burning today?   … Read more

Our Work Is Beauty

A preacher was driving down a country road when he came upon a beautiful farm. It looked like a beautiful painting. It did not look like a new farm, but the house and buildings were well constructed and in perfect paint. A garden around the house was filled with beautiful flowers. A fine row of … Read more

Story of Man Falling Off a Cliff

There is a story of a man who’s walking along a cliff and suddenly loses his balance and falls off. As he was falling off, he was able to grab and hold on to the ledge. So, he is barely hanging there, holding on to his life. After a while he decides to call for … Read more

God Is Watching

Children were lined up in the cafeteria of a school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The teacher made a note, “Take only one, G-d is watching.” Moving through the line, to the other end of the table, was a large pile of chocolate chip cookies. A … Read more

Ibn Ezra’s Riddle

A group of students once came to Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (a distinguished Jewish scholar, 1089 – 1164) with complaints against G-d and His seeming injustice for the way He was allowing them to suffer at the hands of their  oppressors. The Ibn Ezra responded by asking them the following riddle: Two men who had been travelling together … Read more

A Conversation Between A Teacher And Student

Professor : You are a Christian, aren’t you, son ? Student : Yes, sir. Professor: So, you believe in GOD ? Student : Absolutely, sir. Professor : Is GOD good ? Student : Sure. Professor: Is GOD all powerful ? Student : Yes. Professor: My brother died of cancer even though he prayed to GOD … Read more

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