Category Archives: Greed

The Hospital Window

The Hospital Window Author Unknown Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.  His bed was next … Continue reading

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This house is your wedding present

This house is your wedding present Sterling W. Sill We have heard Dr. Goodell’s story of the house dishonesty built. It tells of a very wealthy man who had as a part of his household a young woman to whom … Continue reading

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The Necklace

Guy de Maupassant The Necklace She was one of those pretty and charming girls born, as though fate had blundered over her, into a family of artisans. She had no marriage portion, no expectations, no means of getting known, understood, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree A Hindu parable One way of gaining insight into the doctrine of karma is through the parable of the Kalpataru,  or the Wishing Tree: Into a room full of children at play walks their uncle, who, of … Continue reading

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