Short stories with moral

From the short stories series: the old wise man and the drumming boys

Old and wise men seem to be the subject of many short stories. This short story is no different in that sense. The old man short story is about changing your perspective in situations that seem to be fixed. Read on for the old man and the drums.

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From the Short Stories Series: The blind men and the elephant

I came to notice that elephants are often used as a metaphor in the various short stories that are in circulation. The short story called The elephant rope that I published recently is an example of that. Today I like to put out another parable. It’s called The blind men and the elephant.

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From the Short Stories Series: Three Bricklayers

The story of three bricklayers is an authentic parable with different angles. Although you’ll find many variations of this bricklayer story online, each version tells of three people working on the same wall and doing the same work, but with totally different attitudes. Read on to get the short story and the lessons behind it.

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From the short stories series: The Struggles of Our Life

This short story is about a father who wants to teach his daughter a lesson. The short story is about dealing with failure and disappointments. Read on for the Struggles of Our Life.

The Struggles of Our Life

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it.

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From the short stories series: A Box Full of Kisses


Motivational stories have the ability to lift us up, make us smile, encourage, motivate and teach us valuable lessons about life. That’s why I like them so much. The following parable is about the power of love. May the short story called A Box Full of Kisses inspire you in some way or the other.

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From the short stories series: The 4 Smart Students

In this article I am going to share with you a motivational story that reminds us why every choice we make has its own consequences and taking responsibility for those choices is so important. I like the lesson behind the story, so in this upcoming post I share with you the story of the four smart students.

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From the short stories series: The Butterfly Story

The great thing about short stories is that they’re powerful reads, they are easy to digest and there’s always something to learn at the end of each story. Many of them really do get you thinking. The next story is no different. It starts with a man who found a cocoon.

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From the short stories series: The Wise Man

A short story about an old man can not be missing in the Short Stories Series, definitely not this one! Short stories are powerful reads and the great thing about them is that they’re very easy to digest, and there’s always something to learn from. And some of them really do get you thinking.

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From the short stories series: A Pound of Butter

I’ve been sharing many stories in this short stories series. They’re powerful reads and the great thing about them is that they’re very easy to digest, and there’s always something to learn from. Whether they’re true stories or not is another thing, as many of them are legends supposedly hundreds of years old.

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From the short stories series: The Loan Shark

The great thing about short stories is that they’re very easy to digest, and most of them do get you thinking. Whether they’re true stories or not is another thing, as many of them are hundreds of years old. The story of the loan shark is definitely an extraordinary one.

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