[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Dog
A Shepherd was about to lock a Wolf up for the night with the sheep. His Dog queried him about the reasonableness of doing that; a wise question.
Be watchful or all will be lost.
[Read more…] about The Hare and The Hound
A Hound scared and chased a Hare but gave up after some distance. Asked why, the Hound cited motivation: Hound ran for supper, Hare ran for life.
Motivation is everything.
[Read more…] about A Hunted Beaver
Beavers have been hunted for their tail being medicine. When chased, a Beaver escaped capture by biting his tail off.
Sometimes a small sacrifice results in a greater good.
[Read more…] about A Dog and A Butcher
While a Butcher was busy a Dog came into the shop and ran off with a Sheep’s heart. The Butcher called out that he would be better prepared next time.
If you’ve learned something by a loss, it really wasn’t a loss.
[Read more…] about A Smith and His Dog
A dog slept while his Master, a Blacksmith, worked. When the Master went to eat the Dog woke for his food. In jest, one day the Master chided the Dog.
All creatures naturally look to the business of food and propagation.
[Read more…] about The Old Hound
An Old Hound caught but could not hold a Boar (Stag). His Master berated him ignoring the fact that he was old and unable to hunt any longer.
The spirit is willing but the flesh weak.