I Get Released After Saying Farewell to Exchanging Life for Money

By Zhao Zhen, United States Recently, I saw online a couple of phrases that are very popular nowadays: “Live for money, die for money, run after money all your life; lose because of money, be duped because of money, live your life and die for money” and “Lo...

Why the Life Force of Grass Is So Strong

The Life Force of Grass Is Really Great! Lush grass on the plains, in one year, withers and thrives once each. Wildfire does not burn it completely; when spring winds blow, it lives again. Afar, fragrance occupies ancient roads; a fine jade-g...

Christian Reflections: What Is the Value and Meaning of Life?

By Mo Yan I saw an allegory on my cellphone, it was illuminating to me, and I want to share it with you. Alexander the GreatIt is about Alexander the Great. He was one of the most successful military commanders in history. He fell ill on the way back after ...

God Is Always at Our Side

By Liu Bin Editor’s note: Dear brothers and sisters, peace to you in the Lord! You may be at a low point in your life at the moment. But believe me, God is always with us. As long as we truly trust in Him, He will give us the most selfless support and help ...

Why Do We Need to Experience Hardship and Refinement?

By Xiang Yang One day, I read a fable. There was once a farmer who hoped that his wheat would not be affected by any terrible weather while it was growing, but would grow tall and strong in light winds and sunshine. But when his wish was realized and the ti...

Different Roles, Different Values

When I look down casually, sometime the grass has turned green. After suffering the trial of wind, frost, blizzard and sleet, the grass speared out of the earth jostling for position. Under the gentler breathings, the delicate little life forms, nodding their ...

How Important the Mountain Is to Us

Wang Zhi “The Foolish Old Man Removes the Mountains” is a well-known ancient Chinese fable about an old man who was determined to dig away the two mountains in front of his house despite the impossibility of the task. Today, I’d like to tell a modern version ...

What Arrogance Brings to Us

Lin Lan There is an owl named Dada in a forest. After delivering five cute babies, Dada decides to find a bigger hole for her babies to grow healthy and happy. At last, she singles out a large tree deep in the forest. Dada’s friend Benben suggests to her t...

How Should We Treat Things Against Our Will?

by Li Yang Yesterday, I saw a story on the Internet. A young man went home on horseback happily after earning a great deal of money outside. When he got halfway, it rained heavily. He was drenched to the skin, and then complained that the weather was not co...

Sufferings and Trials Are Necessary for Our Life’s Growth

I heard a story: A group of colorful and beautiful pencils are about to leave the factory. Then they will go to different places to work and welcome their new life. First, they will suffer being sharpened by knives, because only through that can they begin to...

Sufferings and Refinement Are God’s Love for Us

Spring was coming. The thunder was rolling and the rain was falling. In the bamboo forest, a cluster of bamboo shoots put out their little heads quietly and tried hard to suck the sweet dew of spring; others lived in a waste earthen house which is opposite to ...

God’s Good Intentions Behind Setbacks

By Xin Jing In a book titled “Small Fable Great Wisdom,” I saw an inspiring little story: A young man determined to have a good career. However, no matter how hard he worked, he always failed. He couldn’t withstand such a blow. Depressed and hopeless, he wa...

Reflection on the Story of Wolves and the Deer

Zhixin Maybe you have ever heard a story like this: In the Kaibab Forest, there was a herd of deer, and also a pack of fierce wolves which always sought opportunities to kill the deer. The locals were full of pity for the deer, so they often took guns for ...

How Can We Avoid Sinning With Lips?

By Xiyue I have ever heard such a story: A chieftain of a tribe asked a boy to cook two dishes for him: One of them must be the best thing in the world, and the other the worst. Soon the boy finished the dishes. The first was the sliced ox-tongues. The boy ...