Top 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories

A man had a very interesting dream. It was an exhibition held in hell under the supervision of Lucifer. The man was fascinated by the tools used by the devils in their nefarious activities of tempting human beings to commit a variety of sins.

The tools were labelled: Anger, Irritation, Malice, Hatred, Jealousy, Deceit, Sensuality, etc. In a special glass case, on rich red velvet, rested a worn-out looking tool that seemed harmless. The man asked the demonstrator what it was.

"That tool is Discouragement" whispered the demonstrator

"But why has it been displayed as the show-piece of this exhibition?” he asked. "It looks so harmless and inefficient compared with the others."

A fiendish grin spread over the devil's face as he explained:

1. What was the devil's explanation?
2. What is the implication of the story?

***Check with your answers only after you have tried to come up with your own.

1. "That tool is the secret of our success. It looks so harmless and innocent, but properly used it can take even a saint off his guard."
2. One word of discouragement is sufficient for some to give up the effort to achieve something great in life. When you hear something discouraging about you, think of this story and visualize how the devils use this tool of discouragement to achieve their objectives. Consider the person using this tool as a devil.

        Devil Quotes

  • "Child, the best stunt the Devil pulled was persuading the world there was just one of him." 
  • "This life is for adoring, sharing, getting the hang of, grinning, mindful, pardoning, snickering, embracing, helping, moving, pondering, recuperating, and much all the more cherishing. I decide to live along these lines. I need to carry on with my life so that when I get up in the first part of the day, the devil says, 'aw poop, he's up!" 
  • "There is something in us, as narrators and as audience members to stories, that requests the redemptive demonstration, that requests that what falls in any event be offered the opportunity to be reestablished. The peruser of today searches for this movement, and which is all well and good, yet what he has overlooked is its expense. His feeling of malevolence is weakened or lacking through and through, thus he has overlooked the cost of rebuilding. At the point when he peruses a novel, he needs either his sense tormented or his spirits raised. He needs to be moved, right away, either to taunt punishment or a counterfeit guiltlessness." 
  • "The Devil calls the shots which make us move; We discover get a kick out of the most odious things; Some assistance of Hell each new day brings, And yet we feel no loathsomeness in that rank development."