Words of Wisdom

I have been reading a great book, in my opinion: Aesop’s Fables.

For this week, I selected the following story:

The father and his two daughters

A man had two daughters. One got married to a gardener and the
other to a tile-maker. 
After a time he went to the daughter who had married the gardener
and asked how she was and how all things went with her. She said
"all things are prospering with me and I have only one wish: that
there may be a heavy fall of rain in order that the plants may be 
well watered."  
Not long after, he went to the daughter who got married  to the 
tilemaker, and asked her how she was; she replied "I have only one 
wish: that the dry weather may continue and the sun shine hot and 
bright, so that the bricks might be dried."  
He said to her: "If your sister wishes for rain and you for dry 
weather, to which wish are my prayers going?" (Aesop's Fables)

Moral of the story: You can’t please everybody

I’d go further and mention what I read after that: so if you can’t please everybody anyway, you’ve gotta please yourself!

So now I wish you all a very nice week, full of smiles!


3 thoughts on “Words of Wisdom

  1. Awww I remember Aesop Fables!! I had the book collection when I was younger, my favourite part was always reading the moral, it was so just and truly wise. Thanks for reminding me a little of my childhood and this wonderful tale conveys such an important lesson. I will be away on vacation for two weeks, not sure of the wifi situation, but will chat to you when I get back.Thank you so much for taking the time to visit :) I appreciate your comments!

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