Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 25. Alibaba goes to the secret cave when thieves make no more moves.
What he finds, changes his life forever.
“Everything he touched turned instantly into gold. It was miraculous!"
"He touched a tree. Gold! He touched a stone. Gold! He touched a piece of shit. Gold!”
“Wow!” said Josh, “I really want that golden touch. Can Dionysus make me rich too? ”
"What a life mate!" our friend crowed, "Zed security. Such fame. And such beauty."
"People dying to see you. When they see me, they just shoo me away."
"You must be the happiest bird on the planet."
He poured in his visitor’s cup. The cup was soon full, but Nan-in kept pouring.
The tea rose to the rim and began to spill over on the table.
Nan-in continued pouring.
“When you stop crying and start doing, the world notices it too. Even enemies begin to respect you. Then help arrives. Your luck turns.”
“When the mule had stopped braying, the villagers noticed the sudden silence. One peeked in to see if the donkey was dead.”
We're all cracked pots, but can still be useful.
The parable of the cracked pot teaches Rosh that succeeding despite our imperfections can lead to fulfillment.
Josh laughed at the funny joke. Rosh loved it, that he’d got it straight away.
“Wanna play a game?” he asked.
Josh nodded, a happy smile suddenly breaking up on his face.
Build character and learn to control your tongue, and your words, like Rishi Durvasa’s, will have the power to move mountains and create history.
Insightful kids story from Hindu mythology showing that words have power. Words can heal, and words can hurt.
“If we want to be great, we should learn to have habits of the great. Discussing people and their follies, like we are, is futile. In doing that, we become no more than the three raindrops.”
“Raindrops?” Josh was perplexed.
Rosh’s face darkened at this barrage of profanity spewing out of his child’s mouth. Not caring to investigate the incident any further and uncaring about who was at fault, his temper flared.
“Shut your mouth”, he rebuked viciously, “It is like a sewer, with only dirt flowing through.”
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