Insightful Stories

Insightful thought-provoking stories of perception & observation, perceptivity & insight. Mind is a garden, thoughts are seeds. Grow flowers, or you'll get weeds

  • Are You A Leaf Or Root?

    kringamorphosisAre You A Leaf Or Root?

    Tree analogy reportedly used by Tyler Perry.

    His tree test classifies people into three types: Leaf People, Branch People & Root People

  • Awakening

    Morning Awakens

    Insightful Story: Awakening

    As the Waitakere Ranges awaken, Hosh wonders if it isn’t the love we feel that makes us notice serenity & observe the wonder around us?

     

  • Banking On Insurance?

    Insurance“Since the cost of replacing floor coverings in most of the separate areas was individually less than my policy excess, they declined to pay most of the replacement cost on the grounds that each individual event within my claim was uneconomical."

    "Interestingly, the assessor had initially confirmed to me that the whole house would be covered and given me the go ahead to get it all replaced quickly to mitigate loss of rent while the house sat untenantable due to damages. The assessor later denied they had given me any verbal confirmations of cover.”

  • Barbers Don't Exist!

    Lift-off..."You know what?" he said to the barber. "Barbers don't exist."

    "How can you say that?" asked the surprised barber. "I am here, and I am a barber. I just worked on you. Have you forgotten so quickly?"

  • Be Informed To Spot Opportunities

    SnaresBe informed to spot opportunities in business & life.

    Learning business management becomes easy, when Sunny shows the benefits of being informed using a nun joke...

  • Best Raindrop In The Sky

    Dewdrop Inn“If we want to be great, we should learn to have habits of the great. Discussing people and their follies, like we are, is futile. In doing that, we become no more than the three raindrops.”

    “Raindrops?” Josh was perplexed.

  • Business Is Business

    Is It Really That Funny?!“Well, the teacher said she’ll give a chocolate fish to the child who can tell her, who the most famous man was, who ever lived," Josh replied.

    "So, what happened then?" she asked.

  • Cancel Your Credit Card

    3D Shackled Credit by StockMonkeys.comBank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.

    Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?

  • Caring For Car Batteries

    Crusty battery hold-downCaring for car batteries is simple & easy.

    Informative story with basic battery care tips.

    Car care tips on when, where, why, what & how to do car maintenance.

  • Carrots, Eggs, And Coffee Beans

    Latte Art"See, I can't even see what is so obvious to you. I am like these coffee beans soiling whatever they touch and completely useless thereafter."

    "Wish I were more like these other two, still holding their own after all their troubles."

  • Caught You Red-Handed

    Blow Your Mind"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."

    "Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."

  • Check Mate

    Check, MateFunny story with retold men jokes, like:

    What do men and beer bottles have in common? What do men and sperm have in common?...

    What's the difference between men and...

  • Check Your Car Tyre Pressure

    Under PressureHow to check your Car Tyre Pressure? Informative story on basic car maintenance with tips on car and tyre care.

    How much pressure is needed is determined not by the type or size of tire, but by how much load your vehicle is carrying & your driving speed.

  • Check Your Engine Oil

    07_2013_40“How black is too black, Pa?” Hosh asked, “How would I know if it is dirty enough to change?”

    “Oil turns black pretty quickly,” Rosh smiled, “but that doesn’t affect its quality. Rub a little between your thumb and index finger. If it leaves a dirty smudge, it probably needs to be changed.”

  • Climbing Mount Improbable

    cloud riderHosh laughed. He knew that frogs were raunchy.

    “The dumb shit didn't think," continued Josh, "about what would happen to him, or to his family if he fell from the Eiffel Tower and died. He tried climbing Mount Improbable."

  • Company Policy

    managementRosh lampoons Company Policy again, when his quarterly pay review delivers no increments.

    Funny business management story with retold jokes on company policies...

  • Complementary Relationships

    Call for volunteers at the world’s largest Donkey SanctuaryUsing funny equations, Satyadev shows that complementary relationships exist between men who earn money & women who spend money.

    Making them both donkeys... Joke.

  • Control Your Tongue

    awesome-akshardham-temple-in-delhi-india-295837Build character and learn to control your tongue, and your words, like Rishi Durvasa’s, will have the power to move mountains and create history.

    Insightful kids story from Hindu mythology showing that words have power. Words can heal, and words can hurt.

  • Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy in His StudyCount Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy influenced Gandhi & helped shape India’s non-violent resistance movement.

    Russian philosopher & political thinker Leo Tolstoy …

  • Cracked Pot

    The Parable of the Cracked PotWe're all cracked pots, but can still be useful.

    The parable of the cracked pot teaches Rosh that succeeding despite our imperfections can lead to fulfillment.