[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 The Bull and The Goat
A Bull chased by a Lion tried to hide in a cave but was rebuffed by a Goat already there. The Bull told the Goat that he was lucky there was a Lion!
It shows an evil disposition to take advantage of a friend in distress.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Shepherds
A Wolf saw Shepherds eating parts of a Sheep. The Wolf decried their actions saying they would have killed him doing the same thing.
Circumstances dictate how actions are seen.
[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Sea
A Shepherd saw the calm seas and wanted to sail. He sold his Sheep and got some dates to sell overseas. His ship sank in a tempest and he lost everything.
Understand what you are doing before you do it.
[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Wolf
A Shepherd raised a Wolf to steal from neighbors. The Wolf was grateful but warned the Shepherd to be even more cautious now.
False men cannot be trusted.
[Read more…] about The Boy Who Cried Wolf
A bored Boy tending Sheep cried “Wolf!” to get attention. He did it again and people came. A third time and the Boy was ignored. Goodbye flock.
A liar will not be believed, even when telling the truth.