Unlocking The Secrets of Life - Novels
by Ved Vyas
English Motivational Stories
The Two Lions (Inspiring Short Story about Life)
An old Lion sat down to teach his grandson about life.
“There’s a fight going on inside me,” he tells the young boy, “a fight between two lions.”
“One wolf is evil. It’s full ...Read Moremalice, anger, greed, self-pity and false pride. The other is good. It’s full of peace, love, joy, kindness, and humility.”
“This same fight is going on inside you and everyone else on the face of the earth.”
The grandson was quiet, pondering this revelation for a moment before asking, “Grandfather, which lion will win?”
The old man smiled and replied, “The one you feed.”
Moral of the story:
Good and evil exist within each of us. It’s our responsibility to own that reality and do whatever we can to nurture the good.
The Two Lions (Inspiring Short Story about Life) An old Lion sat down to teach his grandson about life. “There’s a fight going on inside me,” he tells the young boy, “a fight between two lions.” “One wolf is ...Read MoreIt’s full of malice, anger, greed, self-pity and false pride. The other is good. It’s full of peace, love, joy, kindness, and humility.” “This same fight is going on inside you and everyone else on the face of the earth.” The grandson was quiet, pondering this revelation for a moment before asking, “Grandfather, which lion will win?” The old man
How to Hunt a Monkey “Do you know how hunters of old used to trap monkeys?” A man asked his child. “Rather than chasing them up a tree or shooting arrows from below, they’d put a heavy glass jar ...Read Morea narrow neck on the floor, which had the monkeys’ favourite food inside. They’d then step back and hide, waiting for the unsuspecting animal to approach. When it did, the monkey would reach inside, clench a fist around the food, and try to pull it out. However, the narrow neck of the jar would stop the poor monkey from getting
Laziness won’t get you anywhere“In ancient times, a king had his men place a boulder on a roadway. He then hid in the bushes, and watched to see if anyone would move the boulder out of the way. Some ...Read Morethe king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers passed by and simply walked around it.Many people blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none of them did anything about getting the stone removed.One day, a peasant came along carrying vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to push the stone out of the
Mother’s Day A man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting ...Read Morethe curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she replied, “I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother and I don’t have enough money.” The man smiled and said, “Come on in with me. I’ll buy you a rose.” He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother’s flowers. As they were leaving he
The Search for Happiness Once upon a time, a seminar on personal development drew a crowd of 100 people. The speaker comes to a halt in the middle of their presentation and decides to lead an impromptu group exercise. ...Read Moregives each guest a balloon and instructs them to write their name on it. After that, the balloons are collected and placed in a nearby room. The speaker then urges the 100 guests to enter the room and locate the balloon with their name on it within 5 minutes. As they rush in, pushing and crashing with one another in
Peasant OR Queen A queen ordered her men to place a boulder in the centre of the major route leading into and out of town in ancient times. The queen then crept into hiding, waiting for someone to come ...Read Moretheir senses and move it out of the way. The boulder was passed by wealthy merchants and courtiers without a second glance. A couple of them held their queen responsible for the state of the roads. However, no one intervened. A peasant strolled down the street with a sack of vegetables to sell at the market one day. He came
Life is Greatful There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, ...Read Morewould marry her boyfriend. One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her and then she could see everything, including her boyfriend. Her boyfriend asked her, “Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?” The girl was shocked when she saw that her boyfriend was blind too, and refused to marry him. Her boyfriend walked away
Learn from Mistakes Thomas Edison tried two thousand different materials in search of a filament for the light bulb. When none worked satisfactorily, his assistant complained, “All our work is in vain. We have learned nothing.” Edison replied very ...Read More“Oh, we have come a long way and we have learned a lot. We know that there are two thousand elements which we cannot use to make a good light bulb.” Keep Your Dream I have a friend named Monty Roberts who owns a horse ranch in San Ysidro.
Blind Man’s Motivation Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed ...Read Morenext to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation. Every afternoon when the man
A Wise Man’s Jokes A wise man once encountered a gathering of people who kept harping on the same problems. One day, he told them a joke instead of listening to their complaints, and everyone burst out laughing. ...Read Morehe said the joke once more. Several folks grinned. The man then told the joke a third time, but nobody responded. You won't laugh at the same joke more than once, the man remarked with a smile. What are you hoping to gain by making the same complaint over and over again? The Moral: If you continually whining about
Face Difficulties Positively This parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule praying or whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully ...Read Morethe situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving. Instead, he called his neighbors together, told them what had happened, and enlisted them to help haul dirt to bury the old mule in the well and put him out of his misery. Initially the old mule