[Read more…] about The Ape and her Two Young Ones
An Ape had two babies. She lavished care on one and largely ignored the other. The ignored baby learned more about survival and did better in the world.
Sometimes it’s better to be an enemy rather than a friend.
[Read more…] about The Master and His Scholar
A Schoolmaster found his Scholar hanging to a branch in the river. Scholar had tried to swim unaided before he could. The Master helped teach the lesson.
Know your abilities before attempting a task.
[Read more…] about Industry and Sloth
A young man never went to work as he listened to Industry and Sloth argue their points until it was time for dinner. Days wasted!
Decisions not made lead nowhere.
[Read more…] about Aesop and the Impertinent Fellow
Aesop had to prepare a quick meal but needed a candle on a hot day. For that he was hassled but shook it off.
Don’t try to disparage someone on a mission.
[Read more…] about A Jackdaw and Peacock Feathers
A fine bird is more than fine feathers. A Jackdaw tried to make itself look pretty using peacock feathers. It had to flee when found out. What a rout.
A fine bird is more than fine feathers
[Read more…] about The Frogs Pick a King
Frogs prayed for a king but got a log. Prayed again and got a stork who started to have a feast on them.
People are never satisfied.