I Like Stories With A Meaning

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 304 People

    Puppy Size

    SIGHS OF THE HEART ----- Author Bob Perks "She keeps repeating it over and over again. We've been back to this shelter at least five times. It has been weeks now since we started all of this," the woman told the volunteer. "What is it she keeps asking for?" she asked...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    Mar 3, 2010

    Love And Time

    Once upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived: Happiness, Sadness, Knowledge, and all of the others, including Love. One day it was announced to the feelings that the island would sink, so all constructed boats and left. Except for Love. Love was the...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    Mar 2, 2010

    It's Ok To Lose

    Last year I was excited to enter a story I wrote in a writing contest. They wanted children's stories with a message. I had written one about giving being better than always getting. Had to update it and spruce it up a bit, then I submitted it, downright hopefully. I didn't...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange
    46-50, F
    Aug 21, 2012

    Parable Of The Pencil

    The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting it into the box. "There are 5 things you need to know" he told the pencil, "Before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    Mar 2, 2010

    The Wooden Bowl

    A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and a four-year old grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather's shaky hands and failing...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    A Short Story~~ Little Angels

    Dedicated to all who have been blessed with a princess's. A couple made a deal the night of their marriage to NOT open the door of their room to anybody who comes knocking in the morning for any reason. In the morning the parents of the husband came & knocked on the door. The...
    youngmoon youngmoon
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Oct 14, 2012

    Where Are We Headed?

    The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, but have less; we buy more but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; we...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    Mar 2, 2010

    Can someone tell me a story

    so I can fall asleep. Plz be serious and kind. No dirty or scary stories plz.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    Building Your House

    An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy his extended family. He would miss the paycheck each week, but he wanted to retire. They could get...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    Trees That Wood

    Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, "Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. I could be filled with gold, silver and precious gems. I could be decorated with intricate carving and everyone...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    I'M The Lifeline Of Hundreds Of Teenagers

    I'm just one 14 year old saving hundreds of lives. People from all over the world contact me for help and ask me to give them strength. I help men and women addicted to cutting, drugs, and alcohol. Many call me telling me that they are in the hospital because they were shot...
    21nee 21nee
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2013

    Mothers Day

    A man stopped at a florists to order some flowers, requesting that they be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting at the roadside sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she replied, "I wanted to buy...
    Cueman147 Cueman147
    51-55, M
    Mar 2, 2010
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