[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 Peasant and The Apple Tree
A Peasant was cutting down an apple tree despite pleas from animals living in it. He stopped when he found a hive with honey. Tree now doing fine!
Self-interest alone moves some men.
[Read more…] about The Grasshopper and The Owl
A Grasshopper bothered an Owl trying to sleep. The more the Owl complained the louder the Grasshopper became. Owl solved the problem; Grasshopper eaten.
Don’t be unreasonable against greater force.
[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 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.