Tag: spirituality

The Dog and His Bone – a Fable

  A young hound dog found a big tasty bone while out on his travels and held it tightly between his clenched teeth. He scowled and growled at anyone or anything that tried to take it away from him. Pleased

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No Gorillas at the Ballet

  The great stand-up philosopher, Louis C.K., tells a story about a joke his 7-year old daughter told him. He’s been in the business for 25 years and knows exactly how jokes are structured, but his daughter’s joke surprised him.

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Is That So? – a Zen Story

The Zen master Hakuin was praised by his neighbors as one living a pure life. One day, without any warning, a beautiful girl, whose parents owned a food store in the village, announced that she was pregnant. The parents were

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Can a Religion Represent Absolute Truth?

  One of the greatest causes of conflict among people has always been religious intolerance. Consider world history: How many wars have been fought for the glory of the Divine? And, how many crimes and atrocities have been committed in

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