[Read more…] about The Locusts and The Grasshopper
A Boy looking for Locusts found a Grasshopper who pleaded for his life saying that singing was his life; he could not hurt anyone. Grasshopper got lucky.
Sometimes a plea will work.
[Read more…] about The Thief and The Boy
A Thief met a boy by a well who said he lost silver down the well. The Thief undressed and jumped into the well to steal it. Done; boy and clothes gone.
Every tale is not to be believed.
[Read more…] about A Boy and Cockles
Cockles hissed in the fire. A boy theorized they hissed because their house was on fire.
Obtain facts before making an opinion.
[Read more…] about Two Young Men and A Cook
Two men visited a Cook. The Cook noticed something missing. Both men swore they had not taken it, even though they did. God saw even if the Cook didn’t.
You can trick man but not God.
[Read more…] about The Mother and The Wolf
A Wolf overheard a mother telling a child if the child wasn’t quiet she would feed him to the wolves. Expecting supper, all the Wolf got was disappointment.
Enemies promises were made to be broken.
[Read more…] about The Boy Bathing
A Boy was in danger of drowning and asked for help. The bystander berated him for being in the river. Boy asked that he help now and criticize later.
Counsel without help is useless.