Virtues & Vices

Stories on Virtues & Vices (sins)

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 01

    IMG_3047Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 01.

    Will Alibaba’s fearful mind risk danger?

    Fear clouds opportunities, time & reflection reveal them.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 04

    Saleh GesemRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 04

    Qasim gets to the treasure, but can he get it out?

    Stressed minds make mistakes. Mistakes can be fatal.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 05

    Gold Mohur Coin, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 1889Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 05

    With slave-girl Marjina, Alibaba plans full Islamic burial rites for Qasim, but how to avoid suspicion?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 12

    Aqaba PalaceRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 12

    Discovering thieves hidden in oil barrels frightens Marjina to death.

    Could one literally die from fear?

  • Lion And The Mouse

    Lion and the MouseAesop fable ‘The Lion And The Mouse’ shows that mercy can be rewarding.

    But should kindness be done only as an investment for future dividends?

    Insightful story...

  • Missing God

    Caught up in a cornerThe missing God meant BIG trouble for him, little Josh thought, given his mischief-making track record.

    Funny story with a retold joke on how kids think...

  • Nails In The Tree

    Nailed To The Tree

    Whether you drive nails in the tree, or drive yourself up a wall - when you get angry, the choice is entirely yours.

    Insightful story on anger management retold.

  • Never Anger Your Nurse

    nurse jackie“Never anger your nurse,” Isha jokes with Rosh, when he fumes at her leaving Isha unattended & bleeding in the night following Josh’s forceps delivery.

  • Revenge Best Not Served

    May 14th 2008 - I Am Jack's Smirking RevengeRevenge isn't best served cold.

    It is best not served at all, Hosh realizes. A lot could have gone wrong...

    An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind!

  • Revenge Best Served Cold

    Father talking to son at the Vigeland Statue ParkRevenge is best served cold, Hosh had heard.

    'If only I could teach him a lesson,' he thought.

    That night as he slept, his tiny brain schemed and conspired…

  • The Burden

    FireMost burdens we carry, like anger, are burdens of the mind.

    Story of two Buddhist monks.

    The elder carried a helpless girl to safety and left her there, but …

  • The Four Candles

    Four CandlesThe story of The Four Candles.

    Darkness breeds fear. But so long as there is Hope...

    ... Peace, Faith and Love can be rekindled again in Life.