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Talking stories from around the world written in a cowboy’s perspective.

Lessons from donkeys

Once upon a time there were two donkeys that were tied together. They both wanted to eat off the bushes but the rope wasn’t long enough. They both really wanted to eat but they just couldn’t reach, so they just pulled and pulled hoping that one will win over the …

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Why didn’t you feel sad?

A boy proposed to a girl. She stubbornly rejected his proposal and left him kneeling down on the floor. He was not sad, and rather courageous. His friends were amazed at how he could feel nothing. They asked him, “Why didn’t you feel sad?, she arrogantly rejected your proposal and left …

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Watch out your words

One busy morning a doctor hurriedly entered a hospital. And he directly went into the surgery ward where a father was eagerly waiting for him. The father yelled on the doctor “We have been waiting for you so long, why are you too late to come? Do you ever have …

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Dig where the gold is,…

Love alone is enough to hold a couple together. And if it is true, I mean true love, it will definitely last to death. Nothing else additional element is required to keep it in place. It’s something that originates from within and dies in there. It’s not something explainable. At times …

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I want a divorce

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to …

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God made the country, and man made the town

This is going to make me sound ancient, but I remember… I’m a man with many defects. I love. I sing. I dream. I was born in the poor countryside. I was raised in the countryside, planting cereals and keeping herds. What makes me really happy is a walk in …

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Five Beautiful Lessons from “The Alchemist”

Introduction “The Alchemist” is a fictional story by Paulo Coelho that is about a shepherd boy, Santiago from Andalusia. He has set out to realize his destiny to find a treasure in the Egyptian pyramids. It is a long and dangerous journey to Egypt. But Santiago decides to follow his …

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Valentine’s Day – how it came into effect

Every February 14, around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? The Legend of St. Valentine The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron …

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