Tag Archives: Money

The Haircut

barber cutting man's hair

One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you, I’m doing community service this week.’ The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his …

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An Interview With God

Author Unknown  I dreamed I had an INTERVIEW WITH GOD.  “So, you would like to interview me?” GOD asked.  “If you have time,” I said.  GOD smile. “My time is eternity… what questions do you have in mind for me?”  “What surprises you the most about humankind?”  GOD answered…  “That …

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The Near-Death Experience of Mellen-Thomas Benedict

Awesome gold light over maple leaves

Mellen-Thomas Benedict is an artist who survived a near-death experience in 1982. He was dead for over an hour and a half. During that time, he rose up out of his body and went into the light. Curious about the universe, he was taken far into the remote depths of existence, and even beyond, into the energetic void of nothingness behind the Big Bang. Eminent near-death experience researcher Dr. Kenneth Ring has said, "His story is one of the most remarkable I have encountered in my extensive research on near-death experiences."

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A Profoundly Inspiring Near-Death Experience Story
ÔÇ¿-- A True Story by Mellen-Thomas Benedict

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Million-dollar gift 50 years in the making

Real Life Story that is truly uplifting

A TRUE UPLIFTING STORY… By Geoff Kirbyson Laurie Johnston took a gift of $200 more than a half-century ago and turned it into $1 million. The retired pharmacist donated $500,000 on Friday to both the Misericordia Health Centre Foundation and the Riverview Heath Centre Foundation. The impetus for his philanthropy …

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Bounced Check Letter

Bounced Check - Real Life True Story

Below is an actual letter sent to a bank. The bank manager thought it amusing enough to have it published in the New York Times. Dear Sir: I am writing to thank you for bouncing my check with which I endeavored to pay my plumber last month. By my calculations, …

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Keep Your Dream

horses on a ranch

I have a friend named Monty Roberts who owns a horse ranch in San Ysidro. He has let me use his house to put on fund-raising events to raise money for youth at risk programs.

The last time I was there he introduced me by saying, “I want to tell you why I let Jack use my horse. It all goes back to a story about a young man who was the son of an itinerant horse trainer who would go from stable to stable, race track to race track, farm to farm and ranch to ranch, training horses. As a result, the boy’s high school career was continually interrupted. When he was a senior, he was asked to write a paper about what he wanted to be and do when he grew up.

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It’s How You See It

Beautiful day in Austin Texas

Author Unknown

A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet.  He had a sign which read: "I am blind. Please Help."  There were only a few coins in the hat.

When a man came walking by, he took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat.  Then he took the sign, turned it around, and wrote some words on the back.  He put the sign where it was, so that everyone who walked by would see the new words.

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Looks Can Be Deceiving

A True Story by Clara Wersterfer Most teens can’t wait to learn to drive. Not so with me. Driving made me nervous. I didn’t get a license until I turned 24 years old. As a result, when I first married, we only had one car and carpooled to work. My …

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