There was a peacock who often boasted about his beauty. Everyday he walked to the banks of a large lake and look at his own reflections and say “Oh! What a beautiful bird l am! Look at my colorful tail!”.
Once the peacock saw a crane on the banks of the lake. He said with a sneer to the crane, “What a colorless bird you are! You have no beautiful and colorful feathers like mine”.
The crane replied, “Of course! I don’t have beautiful feathers. But my feathers can make me fly across the lake. Can your feathers But, make you fly?”. There was no reply from the Peacock.
IT IS BETTER TO BE USEFUL THAN TO BE BEAUTIFUL
Two women were brought before King Solomon. Both these women had a quarrel over a single baby. Each woman was saying that she was the baby’s mother.
One lady said, “Oh king! I am the baby’s mother”.
The other lady said, “On king! Believe her not. She is not the mother. I am the mother of the child”.
King Solomon was confused. After a deep thought he said, “Cut the baby into two and give one part to each mother. One woman was silent. The other cried ‘Oh king! Let she have the baby. Let the baby live”. The king gave the child to the crying mother.
TRUTH ALWAYS TRIUMPHS
Sheba, the queen of jungle, was very fond of babies. Once, she announced, “1 order all animals to come to my palace with their babies. The animal who has the most beautiful baby will be awarded a prize”.
All animals came to Sheba’s palace with their babies. Sheba was inspecting. She came to a monkey and said, “What an ugly baby! You will not get the prize.
The baby monkey started to cry. The monkey said, “What a foolish queen she is! Who wants her prize! You are my jewel, my dear child. You are more precious than anything under the sky”.
MOTHER’S LOVE HAS NO EQUALS
A wolf was walking in the countryside. He found a sheepskin spread on the ground. He thought, “I wear this skin and get mixed up in a flock. The shepherd will not suspect me. At night, I will kill a stout sheep and then take him away with me”.
The wolf covered himself with the sheepskin and get mixed up with a flock of sheep. As he had expected, the shepherd took him for a sheep and shut him also in the pen. The wolf was waiting at night.
The shepherd had a feast that night. He sent a servant to fetch a fat sheep. The servant saw the sheepskin covered wolf by chance. That night, the guests had the wolf for supper.
EVIL THOUGHTS HAVE EVIL ENDS
The Cows and The Lion
There was a village near a jungle. The village cows used to go upto the jungle in search of food.
In the forest there lived a wicked lion.
He used to kill a cow now and then and eat her. This was happening for quite sometime. The cows were frightened.
From then on, all the cows went into the jungle in a herd. When they heard or saw the lion, all of them unitedly moo and chased him away.
Oneday, all the cows held a meeting. An old cow said, “Listen everybody, the lion eats one of us only because we go into the jungle separately. From now on we will all be together”.
The lion attempted to attach on the cows several different times, but failed every single time. The cows stayed together and drive the lion off from the herd.
The lion lost hope of eating the cows. However he couldn’t keep away from the field, it is difficult for him to resist a good meal even with a little chance of getting it.
Well then, one day the cows had fight. This time when the lion came emerged and starving for food and watch them as he did every day. The lion found the cows separated from each other and on the corner of the field. They were as far from one another as they could get.
This was now much easier possibly ever to attack the cows one after another. Which he did to his great delight.
There are plenty of things that will group apart. Selfishness , ego and gossip are a few. Great leaders recognize this do everything in their power to help their teams stand united.
DIVIDED WE FALL UNITED WE STAND