Faith Toasts


An Inspirational Poem About Acceptance   by Rudyard Kipling   If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, […]


An Inspirational Prose Poem About Happiness   by Max Ehrmann   Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull […]

Worth While

An Inspirational Poem For Hard Times   by Elia Wheeler Wilcox   It is easy enough to be pleasant When life flows by like a song, But the man worthwhile is the one who will smile When everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is trouble, And it always comes with the […]


An Inspirational Poem In the Face of Adversity   by William Ernest Henley   Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.   In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the […]


An Inspirational Poem About Never Giving Up   by Walter D. Wintle   If you think you are beaten, you are, If you think you dare not, you don’t, If you’d like to win, but you think you can’t, It’s almost certain you won’t.   If you think you’ll lose, you’ve lost, For out in […]

My Creed

An Inspirational Poem About Life Goals   by Edgar Albert Guest   To live as gently as I can; To be, no matter where, a man; To take what comes of good or ill And cling to faith and honor still; To do my best, and let that stand The record of my brain and […]

Moral story about not giving up – The king’s challenge

A rich king is looking for a man to marry his daughter. He sets a challenge – each man who wants to qualify, must wear the royal metal armor and climb 500 stairs to the top of the mountain where the king’s castle is located. Many men from around the world come to take on […]

Funny Morning Prayer

Dear Lord, So far I’ve done all right. I haven’t gossiped, haven’t lost my temper, haven’t been greedy or grumpy, nasty nor selfish. I haven’t eaten any chocolates. I’m really glad about that. But in a few minutes, God, I’m going to get out of bed. And from then on, I’m going to need a […]

What Decision Really Means – Toast About Decision Making

Here is a short wish and toast about decision making: The Latin root of the word “decide” means “to kill or to cut” (similar to “homicide”, “suicide”, “genocide”.) So when we decide to do something new, without killing something old, we don’t make a decision at all. We make an addition. And making additions is a […]

Your inner flame – inspirational toast

You are in charge of your inner flame. And, your inner flame lights the path to your highest self. Every decision you make either feeds your flame or causes it to diminish. As your flame becomes bigger, you get more energized and begin to see the bigger picture. How is your flame burning today?   […]

Our Work Is Beauty – a Toast to our efforts

A preacher was driving down a country road when he came upon a beautiful farm. It looked like a beautiful painting. It did not look like a new farm, but the house and buildings were well constructed and in perfect paint. A garden around the house was filled with beautiful flowers. A fine row of […]

Toast to a Good Start and a Successful Journey

Toast to a Good Start and a Successful Journey

You know that in physics – getting an object at rest to begin moving requires far more energy than it does to keep it moving. Think of a rocket for a second. 90 percent of the power is used in the first several moments, to get the rocket into the air. The other 10 percent […]

Story of Man Falling Off a Cliff

Story of Man Falling Off a Cliff

There is a story of a man who’s walking along a cliff and suddenly loses his balance and falls off. As he was falling off, he was able to grab and hold on to the ledge. So, he is barely hanging there, holding on to his life. After a while he decides to call for […]

Meaning in our work

Meaning in our work

There is a story of a prisoner in a Russian labor camp whose job it was to turn a heavy wheel attached to a wall. For twenty-five years the prisoner worked at his backbreaking labor. He assumed that this wheel must be attached to a mill on the other side of the wall; perhaps he […]

The Pastors Ass

The pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again, and it won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT. The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that he ordered the pastor not […]

God Is Watching

Children were lined up in the cafeteria of a school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The teacher made a note, “Take only one, G-d is watching.” Moving through the line, to the other end of the table, was a large pile of chocolate chip cookies. A […]

Ibn Ezra’s Riddle

A group of students once came to Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (a distinguished Jewish scholar, 1089 – 1164) with complaints against G-d and His seeming injustice for the way He was allowing them to suffer at the hands of their  oppressors. The Ibn Ezra responded by asking them the following riddle: Two men who had been travelling together […]

The Fox and The Garden

A fox once passed by a beautiful garden, filled with row after row of delicious fruits and vegetables. The food looked so tempting, the fox wanted to eat it all. But there was a problem. A fence surrounded the garden. The fox went around the entire fence many times, looking for an opening.. Finally, he […]

A Conversation Between A Teacher And Student

Professor : You are a Christian, aren’t you, son ? Student : Yes, sir. Professor: So, you believe in GOD ? Student : Absolutely, sir. Professor : Is GOD good ? Student : Sure. Professor: Is GOD all powerful ? Student : Yes. Professor: My brother died of cancer even though he prayed to GOD […]

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