What to listen

When a man whose marriage was in trouble sought his advice, the Master said, “You must learn to listen to your wife.”

The man took this advice to heart and returned after a month to say he had learned to listen to every word his wife was saying.

Said the Master with a smile, “Now go home and listen to every word she isn’t saying.”

Do not judge others before knowing them

Inspirational and motivational story

A 25 year girl is travelling with her dad in a train. Suddenly she shouted her dad looking through the window…

“Look dad, the tress are going behind us!”


Dad give her a pleasant smile and the young couple sitting nearby them looked at the 25 year old’s childish behavior with pity, suddenly she again exclaimed…

“Look dad, the cloud is running with us!”


This time the couple couldn’t resist and said the man: “Why you don’t take your girl to a good doctor?”  At this the man smiled and said… “I did, and in fact we are just coming from the hospital, my daughter was blind from birth, she just got her eyes today.”


Every single person on the planet has a story. Don’t judge people before you truly know them. The truth might surprise you.

A job to think

Inspirational and motivational stories

Henry Ford hired an efficiency expert to go through his plant. He said, “Find the nonproductive people. Tell me who they are, and I will fire them!” The expert made the rounds with his clipboard in hand and finally returned to Henry Ford’s office with his report. “I’ve found a problem with one of your administrators,” he said. “Every time I walked by, he was sitting with his feet propped up on the desk. The man never does a thing. I definitely think you should consider getting rid of him!”



When Henry Ford learned the name of the man the expert was referring to, Ford shook his head and said, “I can’t fire him. I pay that man to do nothing but think – and that’s what he’s doing.”

The elephant and the small rope

Inspirational and motivational stories

There was a few elephants tied with small ropes in their front legs. A man was passing by and was amazed at the fact that the elephants were not breaking off the ropes to get free themselves which they easily could do.

He waited for some time and saw a trainer preparing food for the elephants. He asked him for the  reason behind such an obedient nature of the elephants.  At this trainer told him that, we use same size of rope to tie an elephant when it is very young and small in size. Then they tries to break off the rope with great efforts. But they could not succeed and one day give up by losing hope. And they have the believe in their mind that they can never break off the rope and even do not try to do so.


In our life we have many unseen rope tied to us. We had believed or conditioned that we can’t break off the bond or rope to do certain things.



We have either didn’t tried at all or didn’t tried enoug. But we may be surprised to see certain progress in our life if we only try it to do.

The obstacles of life

Inspirational stories and motivational stories

In an ancient kingdom, there was a very wealthy and wise King. He was very clever too. One day he put a huge rock in the middle of the road and hid in the nearby bush. He wanted to see if anybody try to push it out of the road.


His wealthy merchants passed by the road without touching the stone. Then his soldiers came. Instead of pushing the stone aside they cursed and scolded the king for not properly maintaining the road.


The day passed by and now it was evening. A very lean and thin farmer was coming with his hands full of vegetables and a spade. When he saw the rock lying between the road he kept his things aside and began to push it. The rock was very heavy for him. But with great efforts be was able to get it out of road.



                        He was about to leave with his belongings when he saw a purse lying in the place where the rock was. He opened the purse and found it stuffed full of gold coins. And there was a letter written by the king that the coins belongs to the person who will remove the rock from the road.


Moral: In our life we will face many obstacles. We have to work very hard and never back off and remove the obstacles from our life. We have to remember that every obstacle also is an opportunity to improve our situation and we can learn from it.

Always remember your value

A man was delivering a speech in a conference hall. There was five hundred people listening and watching him. Then he raised a hand with a 500 rupees note and said, “I want to give a man this note from you but you have to raise your hand”.

All the five hundred hand was raised. Suddenly he scrumpled the money with his and and said, ” now who want this note”? All the five hundred hand was rised.

Then he put the note on ground and trampled it with his shoe. And again he asked the same question, “who still need this note”? The note was crumpled and dirty.

All the people raised their hand.

With a pleasant smile the man said. “We all need this note because due to pressure, dirt and scrumble it’s value has not decreased. Likewise in our life we may fail many times, Destiny can scrumble us and may face many difficulties. But remember my dear friends that these circumstances do not make us lose our values. Remember always that we are precious gift of God and we have the power to overcome any situation”.

The grey hair lesson

A little girl asked her mother, “why some of your hairs are grey mommy?



At this, mother show an opportunity to teach a lesson to her child. She told her, ” this is because of your bad works, the more you do bad things more my hair will become grey”.



For some time the girl pondered and said, ” now I know why grandmother’s all of the hairs are grey”.

Do your part to get help from God

A man was desperate to win a bumper lottery one day. He always prays to God again and again. He wish to God to win a lottery atleast once.



He prayed day and night for many years but he didn’t win any lottery.



Then one day he cried to God and blamed him of not helping him to win a lottery. At this the heaven parted and voice of God has appeared.



“I am ready to fulfill your wish a long time ago. But help me out. Atleast buy a lottery ticket to win it”.



Moral: It is of no use to mere wish and dream. We have to work hard on our part to achieve our dream and wish. Otherwise we will not achieve our dreams.


God has his own time

A person went to a hill when he met God there on the top.

He asked God, “what a million year mean to you”?

God answered, ” a minute”.

What is the million dollars mean for you? The man again asked.

A penny, God replied.

The man was very clever. He asked God, please give me a penny then.

In a minute, God replied.

A tradition to carry on

Once upon a time there was a poor farmer in China. He had to work very hard and support his family with a little land he had. He had a boy and a girl, wife and his old father. His father was very weak and old and could work and sat idle.

He thought that his father is only a burden and eating on his hard earned income. He is destroying his properties for vein.


One day he did not go to his field and built a cart of the wood he had. The next day he told his father to sit on the cart and began to pull it to the top of the nearby hill.


When they got the top most place of the hill, the farmer positioned the cart to push it towards bottom. In the meantime the old father told the man, “please save the cart atleast, because one day your son will need it”.