Animal Stories

A Mime in a Zoo

One day , an output of work mime was visiting the zoo and attempted to earn some money as a street performer. As he began to draw a crowd , a guard grabbed him and drug his office.

The zookeeper explained mime that the zoo ‘s most popular attraction , a gorilla, had died suddenly and feared attendance at the zoo will fall . He offered the mime dressed as the gorilla until they could get another job . Mime accepted .

So the next morning the mime put on a gorilla suit and entered the cage before the crowd. He discovered it was a great job. Could sleep all he wanted , play and make fun of people , and drew the largest crowds ever did as a mime.

However, the crowd began to tire of him and he got tired of just swinging on tires . He began to notice that people were paying more attention to León in the cage next to his .

Not wanting to lose the attention of your audience , climbed to the top of his cage , crawled across a partition and hanging from the top of the cage Lion . Of course, this angered the lion, but the audience loved it . At the end of the day , the keeper gave the mime a raise for being a good attraction .

Well, this did not last long , mime was mocking the Lion , the crowd grew and his salary kept rising . Then one terrible day, when he was dangling over the furious lion he slipped and fell . The mime was terrified.

The Lion gathered and ready to attack . The mime was so scared he started running around and around the cage with the lion close behind .

Finally , the mime began to yell and scream , “Help , help ! ” But the lion was quick and sanding. The mime soon found himself on his back looking at the angry lion and the lion said : ” Shut up , fool You want us to get fired ”

Kids Stories

A horse wearing snow shoes

Mr. Grim had to go to their camp in the valley of pine tree in the midst of the mountains of California.

His men were felling the giant trees and piling them in preparation for the spring freshet , or river floods when the snow melted . Then you slide the descending the slopes of the mountain to the people below .

There was a lot of snow in the mountains , and Mr. Grim knew hard work would go up to the camp , but Lady Gray was strong and used .

Lady Gray pet horse was Mr. Grim and took him everywhere. He was always happy when his master was in the saddle .

But today the snow was very deep and soon Mr. Grim had to go down , pull the saddle and guide . They had to stop very often and rely on trees and rocks for support, while they rested and regained their breath.

In places the snow was so deep and soft, which sank above their knees. In the afternoon they reached the camp nearly exhausted , and it was several days before they could return .

The snow was still deep and Mr. Grim knew should go back in snowshoes, but was afraid that Lady Gray would have to be left behind.

Finally one of the men suggested make some snowshoeing. They cut four round pieces of board, twelve inches wide and had secured them with rope . Lady Gray seemed to understand what they were striving for and walk in them .

She was very uncomfortable at first and could barely stand up , but by practicing a little every day soon was able to manage well .

So Mr. Grim and Lady Gray both returned in snowshoes, and how everyone laughed when they saw it.

But Gray Lady never could have done if she had not tried.

Kids Stories

A Old Carpenter

An old carpenter was ready to retire. He said his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the business to live a more relaxing life with his wife. I wanted to retire.

The contractor went to see his good worker and asked if he could build just one more house as a favor. The carpenter said yes, but over time it was clear that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to shoddy and used inferior materials. It was an unfortunate way to put an end to a career dedicated.

When the carpenter finished his work, his employer came to inspect the house. Then handed the front door key to the carpenter and said:

“This is your house … my gift to you.”

The carpenter was shocked!

What a shame! If I had only known he was building his own house, he would have done it all so differently.

Kids Stories

An Ascetic Story

A young ascetic sitting in meditation under a tree was dotted with bird droppings .

I glared at the culprit and such was the intensity of his anger that the bird was reduced to ashes.

Its concentration disturbed , the ascetic rose and went in search of food . Knocked on the door of a house but there was no answer . He knocked again and the lady of the house shouted that she was coming. Currently she left with food and seeing that he was upset at having to wait so long , smiled and said . “Please do not try Burn me with your angry bird did that look like my dharma as a housewife first is meeting the needs my family before the needs of others. ”

The ascetic realized that she was a normal woman and was ashamed of himself. I asked him to teach what dharma was. She should see Vyadha Dharma .

The ascetic went in search of Dharma Vyadha hoping to find a venerable sage , but the man turned out to be a meat salesman .

Dharma Vyadha made ​​him wait while he served his customers. When the ascetic showed signs of impatience, meat salesman smiled and said . ” As the first duty of the woman he was with his family, my first obligation is to my clients ”

So they waited for the ascetic. When were the last of their customers , the seller of meat became the ascetic and invited him home.

When they reached the house of Dharma Vyadha again became ascetic wait while your host lovingly attended to his parents. It was some time before the meat vendor could return to his guest, but the young man did not show any trace of anger. A transformation had come over him.

” Now I know what dharma is ,” he said , standing up and waving meat seller .

It abandon the path of asceticism came home and apologized to his parents for abandoning his old age .

“I seek your blessing ,” he said , ” ” Give me strength to do my Dharma.