INSPIRATIONAL STORIES: “The Treasure under the Bridge” (re-blogged)

Inspiring Stories

There was once a poor, God fearing Jew who lived in the city of Prague. One night he dreamt that he should journey to Vienna. There, at the base of a bridge leading to the King’s palace, he would find a buried treasure.

Night after night the dream recurred until, leaving his family behind, he traveled to Vienna to claim his fortune. The bridge, however, was heavily guarded. The watchful eyes of the King’s soldiers afforded little opportunity to retrieve the treasure. Every day the poor Jew spent hours pacing back and forth across the bridge waiting for his chance.

After two weeks time one of the guards grabbed him by the lapels of his coat and demanded gruffly, “Jew! What are you plotting? Why do you keep returning to this place day after, day?” Frustrated and anxious, he blurted out the story of his dream. When…

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. leegschrift says:

    I know it from times ago. When I was younger those books were my favorites.

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    1. That’s so nice to hear that the story brought you memories of your favorite books! I don’t recall reading this story before.

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  2. leegschrift says:

    At he moment I am reading a book about the life of Thomas Merton, which impresses me also.

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      1. leegschrift says:

        I will keep them in mind. Same to you, I love your blog,

        Like

  3. Thank you so much! Hope to see you again 🙂

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  4. Abdul Gani says:

    This is soo true… The Alchemist of Paulo Coelho have similar message 🔥💜

    Like

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