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    The Pastor's Cat

     Have you heard the story about the pastor who had a kitten that climbed up a tree in his backyard and then was afraid to come down.  The pastor coaxed, offered warm milk, etc., but the kitty would not come down.  The tree was not sturdy enough to climb, so the pastor decided...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2011

    The Monk And The Traveller

    The monk was working in his garden when he saw a weary traveller approaching on horseback. The travellerwas slumped in the saddle and the horse was plodding slowly, without purpose. The monk bade the traveller good day, and asked if there was anything he could give him. The...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    The Businessman And The Fisherman

    There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village.As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish.The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    This past Christmas ( 2013 ),

    my parents took our 4 kids Christmas shopping. This has become a tradition with Grandpa overspending Grandma's budget. It always cracks me up because she complains for 2 minutes about his overspending and then SHE finds something else to throw into the shopping cart. They...
    JustJeni JustJeni
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2014

    We All Have A Choice

    Grandfather said to the boy, “Let me tell you a story. It is as if there are two wolves inside me, one is white and one is black. The White Wolf is good and does no harm. He lives in harmony with all around him and does not take offense when no offense was intended. But will...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2011

    Anger Management For Zen Students

    A Zen student came to Bankei and said: "Master, I have an ungovernable temper. How can I cure it?" "Show me this temper," said Bankei, "it sounds fascinating." "I haven't got it right now," said the student, "so I can't show it to you." "well then," said Bankei, "bring...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Sep 19, 2011

    The Alpo Diet

    "Recently a woman attending a seminar told me about her fail-safe strategy that she had developed for shedding unwanted pounds. She and a friend had committed over and over again to losing weight, but failed to keep their promise each and every time. Finally, they both reached...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Aug 8, 2011

    You Can Make The Difference

    Just One Unknown One song can spark a moment, One flower can wake the dream One tree can start a forest, One bird can herald spring. One smile begins a friendship, One handclasp lifts a soul. One star can guide a ship at sea, One word can frame the goal One vote can change...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Jul 27, 2011

    People Are Like Roses By Taylor Rene Capps ( Inspirational Story )

    My only wish is for people to judge me on the person I am today. simply because you can control the way you act today, but you can't change the things you've done in your past. You can only grow from it. You can't accomplish anything today when...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2012

    Yes You Can

    Germany’s Kaiser Willhelm was on board a ship when one of his sailors fell overboard. The sailor panicked and flailed around in the water, screaming for help. “Help me!” the sailor shouted, “I don’t know how to swim!” Shipmates tried to throw him a rope, but in his...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    Once upon a time all feelings

    and emotions went to a coastal island for a vacation. According to their nature, each was having a good time. Suddenly, a warning of an impending storm was announced and everyone was advised to evacuate the island. The announcement caused sudden panic. All rushed to their boats...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2015

    Dreams From My Father

    (young Barack Obama)"Have you ever seen a man killed?" I asked him.He glanced down, surprised by the question."Have you?" I asked again."Yes," he said."Was it bloody?""Yes."I thought for a moment. "Why was the man killed? The one you saw?""Because he was weak.""That's all?"Lolo...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2011

    It Might Be Too Late.

    ..The hospital was unusually quiet that bleak January evening, quiet and still like the air before a storm. I stood in the nurses' station on the seventh floor and glanced at the clock.It was 9 P.M. I threw a stethoscope around my neck and headed for room 712, last room on the...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    Emperor's SeedOnce there was an emperor in the

    Far East who was growing old and knew it was coming time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or one of his own children, he decided to do something different.He called all the young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, "It has come time...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    Donuts For The Class

      There was a certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson, a studious man who taught at a small college in the Western United States. Dr. Christianson taught the required survey course in Christianity at this particular institution. Every student was required to...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2011

    The Tale Of Three Brothers - Jk Rowling

    “There were once three brothers who were travelling along a lonely, winding road at twilight. In time, the brothers reached a river too deep to wade through and too dangerous to swim across. However, these brothers were learned in the magical arts, and so they simply waved...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    The Meaning Of Suffering - Viktor Frankl

    quoted from Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor FranklOnce, an elderly general practitioner consulted me because of his severe depression. He could not overcome the loss of his wife who had died two years before and whom he had loved above all else. Now, how could I help him? What...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2011

    2 monks were traveling through the forest.

    At one point, they encountered a woman who was carrying very heavy bags and was standing still next to a river. The monks were not allowed to talk to women at all, or interact with them in any way. But the woman, after seeing them, asked: "Oh, thank God you showed up. I'm...
    velese velese
    22-25, M
    Jul 23, 2014

    Ratatouille

    Django: [showing the exterminator shop to Remy with the dead rats in the window] Take a good long look, Remy. This is what happens when a rat gets a little too uncomfortable around humans. The world we live in belongs to the enemy, we must live carefully. We look out for our own...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Jul 25, 2011

    Are You Still Carrying Her?

    Two monks, going to a neighbouring monastery, walked side by side in silence. They arrived at a river they had to cross. That season, waters were higher than usual. On the bank, a young woman was hesitating and asked the younger of the two monks for help. He exclaimed, 'Don't you...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    Twenty Dollars

    A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked. “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you - but first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple the 2...
    O38OO2661677 O38OO2661677
    36-40
    1 Response Nov 15, 2012

    Rendez-vous With Death

    A rich and might Persian once walked in his garden with one of his servants. The servant cried that he had just encountered Death, who had threatened him. He begged his master to give him his fastest horse so that he could make haste and flee to Teheran, which he could reach that...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    I Miss Her So Much....

    without sadess,there is no joy...without violence, there is no peace...without a broken heart, there is no love...without you, there is no me....I love you so much, I wish I was stronger.
    emsguy emsguy
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 31, 2011

    It Couldn't Be Done

    It Couldn't Be Done By Edgar A. Guest Somebody said that it couldn't be done, But he with a chuckle replied That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he hid it...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Jul 27, 2011

    Black Dots And Virtues

    The young man had achieved enormous success by the time he was twenty-seven years old. He was very bright, well-read, and he felt like he had the world by the tail. But one day he realized something: he wasn't very happy! Many people disliked him because they perceived him as...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Aug 20, 2011

    Don't Quit

    Don't Quit Unknown When things go wrong as they sometimes will; When the road you're trudging seems all uphill; When the funds are low, and the debts are high; And you want to smile, but you have to sigh; When care is pressing you down a bit Rest if you must, but don't you...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

    (not) For Sale

    The owner of a small business, a friend of the poet Olavo Bilac, met him on the street and asked him:“Mr. Bilac, I need to sell my small farm the one you know so well. Could you please write an announcement for me for the paper?”Bilac wrote:“FOR SALE, A BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    The Purpose Of A Goal

    Not an inspirational story but a must-read for anyone who has set goals or are planning to:"Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Aug 15, 2011

    Are You Muddled Or Perfect?

    From Gregory Bateson's book Steps to an Ecology of Mind.One day she approached him and asked an interesting question: "Daddy, how come things get muddled so easily?"He asked her, "What do you mean by 'muddled,' honey?"She said, "You know, Daddy. When things aren't perfect. Look...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    Aug 19, 2011

    "we Can We Just Have To Want To"

    A Hasidic story is told of the famous Rabbi Zusia, who spent his life focused on improving his personal character trait.Once, when Rabbi Zusia and his brother had been traveling for many days without food or shelter and they were exhausted and famished, they lay down by the side...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

    Related Experiences

    This has made me really very sad that this is closing down. It really does violate our constitutional rights in expressing ourselves. People should get lawyers to make this a...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Apr 21
    Part 2 Second year is an interesting story. So much happened and yet so little. It started well, I returned to Uni and thanks to that final night out we’d all become friends...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    1 last story, before this site closes: I've been a part of EP since the fall of 2012, and I got to say I really came to enjoy writing stories on here, I wrote close to 80 stories...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Here was a beautiful place to be. Sharing all those stories, reading experiences and even asking questions.. There were people who opposed me and people who agreed me. And that...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    I'll write stories if people like them.
    Elaine4les Elaine4les
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Okay my last experience I post will be this.. My last grandfather has passed away.. I have only met him once I think when I was a baby. A week ago I found out he was very ill and...
    JordanTheLost6 JordanTheLost6
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Ballbusting babes. Part one My sister invited some of her friends over a few days ago. I had a thirty minute nap in my room because I was tired. I woke up unable to...
    Ale7jandro Ale7jandro
    22-25, M
    Apr 19
    My EP story I have discovered this site over a year ago (December of 2014) This place has gotten a big impact on my life, this place changed alot about the way I think and my...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    My Undying Love for Ed...It’s been 3 years since I last wrote a blog about my first love. Now, I’m going to write again.I don’t know how I will start my blog...
    red2006 red2006
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I've already deleted my photo albums. I am going to start taking down my stories now. It is kind of sad really. It feels more like I am erasing bits and pieces of me.
    justnicky justnicky
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Apr 19
    Hey, straight M 21 dominator here. I'm looking for a long term F slve/subbie to control and use for my own pleasure. Any girl interested? K.i.k. : evilgeek23
    evilgeek23 evilgeek23
    18-21
    Apr 19
    Hey, straight M 21 dominator here. I'm looking for a long term F slve/subbie to control and use for my own pleasure. Any girl interested? K.i.k. : evilgeek23
    evilgeek23 evilgeek23
    18-21
    Apr 19
    I've been so into steam trains, I've written stories 'bout them!
    TheDragonLord5566 TheDragonLord5566
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I had a experience in the movie threater by myself with a hot black 6'4 marine no reget. Bend over for him. It was awesome throughout
    canttouchthisxp canttouchthisxp
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    It's probably not a good idea to write about this but at this point. Why not. So I wrote an experience about blow... I want to address the comments about me being an attention W...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    12 Responses Apr 18
    I'm curious to know how many people have met on ep and had a successful relationship? tell me your stories :)
    WanderxLust WanderxLust
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 17
    My most ticklish spot is my toes/feet, with my navel/belly a close second. light tickles way more than rough, and I want to be tickled with no mercy no matter how much I beg. you...
    queenticklee200 queenticklee200
    18-21, T
    Apr 17
    I love hearing about girls being fattened up, and I love talking about how my own girlfriend has been packing on the pounds lately! Send me a message and let's talk :D EDIT...
    sterlingredjack sterlingredjack
    18-21, M
    Apr 16
    Am really going to miss this place, I have read some interesting, sad, messed up stories during my time here but I enjoy most of them in one way or another. I am a very curious...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16
    ` and perhaps the very fact the moon could never have the sun was the reason that she loved him.. `
    JuanaChange JuanaChange
    26-30, F
    Apr 16
    I have written stories before and I am currently writing three stories now.
    nerdyfreak nerdyfreak
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    Hi dears! When I was child I was always stressed about my parents income. I loved to paint and to write poems and I needed a support. So, when I was 19 I discovered this...
    IndependentGirl97 IndependentGirl97
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    I hope I will say this one day, some day and he'll be the same with me. I have yet to find my boyfriend and I'm getting impatient. lol. (especially with all the sweet stories and...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 15
    Does anyone ever come here? Nothing new and I love reading things
    mistyknox mistyknox
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    13 years old would like a bf 13-16 that I can pee/poop with and tell diaper stories to
    diaperpoopee81 diaperpoopee81
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    My son. Yes, my son has this vivid imagination that is so fun to listen to. He and I will make up stories of simple scenarios and belly laugh so loud that it upsets my daughter...
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    Apr 14
    You Never Allow Me To Express My Sadness When You Betrayed Me I'm sorry if you think that I am selfish even my friends didn't knew about this relationship I hope you can see what...
    SnowOnFleek SnowOnFleek
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I just want to say that our interracial dating sites are FREE & SERIOUS. With over 14 years experience in online dating, we have many successful stories and lovely couples. If you...
    malibulang malibulang
    31-35, F
    Apr 14
    I am unsure if I am scared of falling in love... or that I am not ready to fall in love again. Recently out of a 5 year long term relationship with an ex I met in my early 20's...
    JfromV JfromV
    26-30, F
    Apr 14
    LETTING NO I had realized long ago, that it was over. And as days passed, I vowed to let go. After a month, you were still here. After two, my pain and suffering ruled. With...
    Luke5150 Luke5150
    36-40, M
    Apr 13
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