Everything listed under: Inspirational Poems/Stories

  • An Affirmation for Life

    An Affirmation for Your Life.In the new picture of the coming years, my life is growing and expanding in everything:In health, youth and unlimited energy at all times and in all circumstances.I see myself in complete freedom.I see unlimited growth in my personal capacity, mental power and intellectual brilliancy.I see constant improvement in all the elements of my personality and my body.I see daily growth in my wisdom, understanding, insight and realisation.I see myself in peace, harmony, ...  Read More...

  • The Beginning

    “WHERE have I come from, where did you pick me up?” the baby asked its mother.She answered half crying, half laughing, and clasping the baby to her breast, “You were hidden in my heart as its desire, my darling.You were in the dolls of my childhood’s games; and when with clay I made the image of my god every morning, I made and unmade you then.You were enshrined with our household deity, in his worship I worshipped you.In all my hopes and my loves, in my life, in the life of my mother you have l...  Read More...

  • Random Acts of Kindness

    Another story to remind us that we can’t always know how we touch peoples’ lives and that the smallest gesture or random act of kindness can make a huge difference to someone.The Cab Ride     I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes I walked to the door and knocked. ‘Just a minute’, answered a frail, elderly voice.   Read More...

  • Born to Manifest in Glory

    Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.We ask ourselves: Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?Actually, who are you not to be?   Read More...

  • Learning

    After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren't promises –And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open And with the grace of an adult, not the Grief of a child.And you learn to build all your roads on today Because tomorrow’s ground...  Read More...

  • Carrot, Egg or Coffee

    It seems that this is too good of a life lesson not to pass on!        A carrot, an egg and a cup of coffee … You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again!         A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up.   Read More...

  • Yes You Can

    “Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” - Aldous HuxleyWhat if at age 46 you were burned beyond recognition in a terrible motorcycle accident and then four years later were paralyzed from the waist down in an airplane crash? Then, can you imagine yourself becoming a millionaire, a respected public speaker, a happy newlywed and successful business person?   Read More...

  • The Years Flash By

    When the years flash by in the blink of an eye, no sooner the start than the end. When the bells of Time have a hollow chime, and bits of you creak when you bend. When that wavy hair is no longer there, and nothing hangs where it should, And the spirit is willing for all that is thrilling, and, oh, but you would if you could. Well, don’t lose hope on that downward slope – relax and enjoy the view .Let the edifice crumble as pipes groan and grumble, that’s just the facade...  Read More...

  • Trust

    Trust the outer workings of life. Trust the patterns to unfold in a wonderful way. Don’t give too much information too quickly.   Read More...

  • Crabby Old Woman

     When an old lady died in the geriatric ward of a small hospital near Dundee, Scotland, it was believed that she had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through her meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.   Read More...