[Read more…] about The Hen and The Swallow
A Hen sat on eggs in am abandoned viper’s nest. A Swallow called her out asking why she would be incubating the eggs of a mortal enemy. Good question!
A good natured man will often assist his own destruction.
[Read more…] about A Woman and Her Hen
A Woman wanted two rather than one egg a day from her Hen. She overfed the Hen which caused the Hen to stop laying eggs entirely.
Set bounds to our desires and content ourselves when we are well.
[Read more…] about The Goose With The Golden Eggs
A man owned a goose that laid golden eggs and decided to kill it to obtain the source of gold. There wasn’t one. Too bad.
Greed often overreaches itself.