The Wishing Box by Gail Berry

The Wishing Box, a Short Story by Gail Berry

“I have a present for you,” she said, “It was given to me by a very special friend. “He told me: ‘This is a gift for giving, not for keeping!’ I held onto it for quite a few years anyway — afraid of losing things, I guess. But now I want you to have it. […]

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The Tree of Life by Gail Berry

The Tree of Life

“Deep within the forest is the golden tree, the Tree of Life. Let your quest be for that and none other,” the old woman advised. “Some seek it for its golden leaves and dreams of riches. They do not find it. And some, some look for healing from its roots; some of those do find […]

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The Dalai Lama on Kindness

The Dalai Lama: On Kindness

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. — The Dalai Lama

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A Mother's Love

Agatha Christie: On a Mother’s Love

A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie

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Katrina Mayer on not complaining

Katrina Mayer: Go 24 Hours Without Complaining

Go 24 hours without complaining (not even once). Then watch how your life starts changing. — Katarina Mayer

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The Unicorn by Gail Berry

The Unicorn

When the Lord made the world, He created the heavens and the ocean and the dear earth. He created the stars and the sun and the moon. Then He called forth the first creature and said, “You are to guard this world. Where you walk, there will be no pain. Go unicorn.” And the unicorn […]

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The White Knight by Gail Berry

The White Knight

Have you heard the song of The Great Knight Stephen? He was the bravest of the brave — no adventure was too dangerous. The White Knight he was called — he was untarnished in principle and ideal and unbeaten in battle. The sage warned him his greatest challenge would be in love. He loved first […]

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The Land Where Dreams Come From by Gail Berry

The Land Where Dreams Come True

There is a land where dreams come true. Where wishes are horses and beggars do ride. This is the land of Hosanëzied. Short story by Gail Berry Gail Berry is also the author of Little Fox and the Golden Hawk and Crazy Horse. Both books are available via Amazon.com. More short stories: http://www.myincrediblewebsite.com/short-stories

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The Three Weavers by Gail Berry

The Three Weavers

In an old cottage covered with morning glory vines by the Warbling River lived three women weavers — Alyssa was young and beautiful, Lydia was of middle age with long dark hair, and Claire was a stately white-haired lady. All day they sat at their looms and wove. Alyssa used reds and greens and yellows […]

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The Rain by Gail Berry

The Rain

“There’s a woman who brings the storms.” “Sure, Jeremy, and there’s a man who takes out the garbage, too.” “No, I’m serious about this. I saw her last night. Remember the wind was blowing the trees so hard, and there was lightening and thunder. Then, just before the rain, I saw her. “Where? On the […]

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