[Read more…] about The Farmer and The Stork
A Farmer set nets to catch Cranes which ate seed. A Stork was with the Cranes. The Stork plead for his life. The Farmer said he gets the same punishment.
Birds of a feather flock together.
[Read more…] about The Ant and The Grasshopper
A Grasshopper frolicked while an Ant stored food for the winter. When winter came the Ant was comfortable; the Grasshopper not so.
Prepare for the future.
[Read more…] about The Father, His Sons, and The Bundle of Sticks
Sticks in a bundle can’t be broken but sticks taken singly can be easily broken. Same applies to people.
There is strength in union.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Grasshopper
An Ass liked the melody of a Grasshopper. The Ass asked about food thinking it gave the song. Dew was the answer. Ass ate nothing but and died of hunger.
Don’t ignore your own needs.
[Read more…] about The Bat and The Weasels
A Bat caught by a Weasel pleaded to live as the Weasel thought he was a bird and wasn’t. Caught again he pleaded as a Mouse. Once more free.
It is sometimes wise to turn circumstances.