A Treasury of Wisdom: Stories of Hope and Inspiration
Timeless wisdom drawn from a wide variety of cultures and eras offers insight, inspiration,
and hope to listeners of all ages. Narrated by Jim Weiss.
Audio recording, 79 minutes
An inspiring collection of ancient and modern true stories of individuals who lived their lives with personal conviction and shared their wisdom to the fullest in words and action. Stories include Raphael, Michelangelo, Diogenes, Alexander the Great, Solomon, The Good Samaritan, Satchel Paige, Beatrix Potter and more.
Role models and mentors have contributed to every generation’s sense of peace and stability. A Treasury of Wisdom spans 3,000 years of time in its passionate offering of inspiring, true stories of wise individuals whose lifework, philosophies and values are, to this day, valuable lessons in hope and inspiration.
Includes: Solomon; Jesus (The Good Samaritan); Alexander the Great; Diogenes, The Greek Philosopher; Michelangelo; Raphael; A Story from Japan; Satchel Paige; Beatrix Potter, and more.
RUNNING TIME: 79 minutes
•An Empty Cup: A Story from Japan (AD 1890)
•The Eye of the Beholder: Raphael and Michelangelo (Italy, AD 1515)
•Diogenes, The Man Who Had Everything (Greece, 400 BC)
•Alexander the Great and Diogenes (Greece, 330 BC)
•The Gates of Heaven: A Tale from Japan (AD 1750)
•The Beggar and the Baker: A Story of Solomon (Israel, 1000 BC)
•The Good Samaritan: A Story Told by Jesus (1st Century AD)
•The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1900, England)
•Satchel Paige, The Philosopher of the Baseball Diamond (USA, 1930s)
“What a collection of stories to inspire and encourage the next generation of wise citizens.” —Librarian
“What does it mean to be wise? Acclaimed storyteller, Jim Weis (“Weissdom”) recounts the lives of historical figures who show us how to be wise…” –Faith and Family Magazine
“Offers true stories of philosophy, spirituality and value–an excellent audio listen.”-The Midwest Book Review