How To Be Legendary (When Life Stinks)

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How To Be Legendary (When Life Stinks)… Life can really stink. Bang! I said it. There it is. You know it to be true. You’ve felt it. Life can stink big time. And I’m not talking about when that kid at Arby’s puked on my foot or when that lama …

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Two Monks And A Woman Zen Story (A Tale Of Releasing)

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Two Monks And A Woman Zen Story (A Tale Of Releasing)… Two monks were returning to the monastery in the evening. It had rained and there were puddles of water on the road sides. At one street a beautiful young woman was standing unable to walk across because of a …

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Guru And Success Splat Story (A Tale Of Perseverance)

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Guru And Success Splat Story (A Tale Of Perseverance)… A man met a guru in the road. The man asked the guru – ‘Which way should I go to achieve success?’ The robed, bearded sage said nothing, but he pointed to a place in the distance. The man, thrilled by …

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Woodcutter And The Axe Story (A Tale Of Futility)

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Woodcutter And The Axe Story (A Tale Of Futility)… Once upon a time a very strong woodcutter asked for a job with a timber merchant, and he got it. The pay was really good and so were the work conditions and for that reason, the woodcutter was determined to do …

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Which Wolf Wins Story (A Tale Of Choices)

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Which Wolf Wins Story (A Tale Of Choices)… An elder Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, ‘A fight is going on inside me . . . it is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, …

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Picture Of Peace Story (A Tale Of Calmness)

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The Picture Of Peace Story (A Tale Of Calmness)… There once was a King who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The King looked at all the pictures, but there were only two he really liked and he had …

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Punching The Clown Story (A Tale Of Resilience)

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Punching The Clown Story (A Tale Of  Resilience)… A father took his young son into a toy shop to give him a chance to look at some special gifts he would like to receive from Santa Claus. The father told the boy to have a wander around on his own …

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Farmer And Horse Story (A Tale Of Meaning)

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The Farmer And Horse Story (A Tale Of Meaning)… One day while working out in the fields the farmer’s son fell and broke his leg. The villagers came to the farm and said, ‘My, that’s a great misfortune. Your son has broken his leg: now he can’t help you in …

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Stone Soup Story (A Tale Of Sharing)

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The classic Stone Soup Story (A Tale Of Sharing)… Many years ago three soldiers, hungry and weary of battle, came upon a small village. The villagers, suffering a meager harvest and the many years of war, quickly hid what little they had to eat and met the three at the …

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Treasure In Clay Vessels Story (A Tale Of Superficiality)

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Treasure in Clay Vessels (A Tale Of Superficiality)… A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay vessels. It was like someone had rolled balls of clay and left them out in the sun to …

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