Hope! the beautiful word which is driving our life.
Life can bring us many challenges and can sometimes push you down but never lose hope.
Always remember never try not to control the things which you don’t have control. Just follow the process and put in your hard work. Things will definitely be going to change irrespective of the situation you were in right now, like break up with your loved one, financial loss in your business, injury before a major sports tournament.
Here are 3 inspiring short stories on hope which will motivate you to stay positive and achieve success in your life.
#1. Short Stories on Hope – Son, Father, and the Well
Once there was a man who was running a business and it faced severe losses and the man had to sell his properties and cars to continue running the business.
Seeing the situation, the son asked his father, “Why you are still running the business when you are at loss? why don’t you shut the business?
Father smiled and replied “My son, life can bring us many challenges and even can push us down but when we have hope, we can overcome any challenges!
Son, “How hope will help us?”
Father, “Ok, let’s go, I will show you!
Father took his son to a big well and asked his son to jump. Son, in shock, “Father, I don’t know how to swim, So I cannot Jump! But his father pushed his son to the well and went into a hiding place.
Son struggled and he kept on trying to float for close to 5 minutes and after some time when he was about to get drowned, the father jumped and pulled his son out of the well.
The next day, Father again took his son to the well and asked him to jump again. The boy with some hesitation, Jumped into the well. Father again went into hiding. The boy again struggled to keep floating and he pushed harder. Time kept on running and even after 15 minutes he was pushing himself. Then Father came and pulled his son out of the well.
Father asked his son “Why you were pushing harder than yesterday?” Son replied, “Yesterday, I was not knowing what to do, when you pushed me into the well and with fear, I drowned. But today, I know that you will come and save me if I am about to get drowned”.
Moral of the story:
Life can bring as many challenges but when you push yourself with the hope of overcoming it and trusting people around you, you will definitely get succeed on that.
#2. Short Stories on Hope – Soldiers in the battle
In the middle of the vast forest, a battle was going on between two armies. One army was outnumbered in terms of soldiers by the other army.
The General of the small army decided to launch an attack as he was confident that they can win the battle. So, he called his lieutenant and told him to get soldiers ready for the battle.
The Lieutenant called all the soldiers and informed them about the plan of attack on the enemy army. Soldiers were ready to battle but they had jeans and doubt about themselves being outnumbered by the enemy army.
The day for the battle came and the General know about the doubts of his soldiers. So, on their way to battle, General told all to stop at the religious shrines. for prayer.
After the prayer, General stood in front of his soldiers WP a coin is his had and said, “With faith in destiny, I will now toss the coin, if its Heads, we will win and if its Tails we will lose.”
Then General tossed the coin and it was head. Soldiers were happy and filled with confidence going into the battle.
They went to the battle and executed their plan perfectly with the fearsome attack against the enemy soldiers. The enemy army was taken back by the kind of attack from the small army.
Finally, the small army won the battle.
After the battle, the Lieutenant told to the General “As the destiny showed us through the toss of the coin, we won the battle. so, no one can change the destiny”.
General smiled and showed Lieutenant the coin, which had heads on both sides.
Moral of the story:
Hope is like a light at the end of a dark tunnel. If you believe in yourself and light at the end, you will travel the dark tunnel with confidence. So, believe yourself and have hope, that will lead to positive results in your life.
#3. Short Stories on Hope – Boy to Businessman
A teenage boy from a village moved to the city in pursuit of a job to support his family. He then applied for a job in a big firm.
After some days, he was called for an Interview. He successfully cleared all the tests and cleared the interview.
Hiring manager, “You are hired, give me all your details for further processing. Also make sure that your bike is in good condition, as you have to do a lot of traveling to meet the Customers”.
The boy replied, “Sir, but I don’t have a bike with me!”.
Hiring Manager, “Without a bike, you will not get this job. You can leave now!.
The boy left the place thinking about what to do next. He was left with little money that can feed him only for the next few days. But he doesn’t want to return to his village without a job and he was confident and hoping that he will definitely find a better job.
While he was thinking, he came across a big vegetable market. Then an Idea sparked and he decided to buy vegetables from the market with the available money and went on to sell those vegetable door to door by walk. By the end of the evening, he was able to sell all those vegetables and had a good profit.
This gave him confidence that he can earn from this. Then everyday morning he will go to the vegetable market to buy fresh vegetables and sell them door to door till he finishes his stock.
He continued his hard work every day and within years he developed his business. Soon he becomes one of the biggest food chain retailers.
After some years, one of his new friends visited his big house, where multiple cars were parked in a garage. Seeing this, his friend asked, “You have a good collection of cars, and do you have any bike collections”.
The man replied, “I never bought any bike for myself”.
The friend in surprise, asked him “Why you didn’t buy a bike?”
The man replied,” If I had a bike with me, I wouldn’t have had these cars?
Moral of the story:
If we wanted something and never get it, we should never lose our hope. We Should continue our hard work because we do not know what destiny had in store for us. Believe In yourself and never lose hope.
These stories must have thought you the importance of Hope. With Hope, we can face anything in our life with confidence.
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