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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Bad day

I was so close to tears . You could feel just behind my eyelids threatening to spill at any time. I could feel my face crumpling a ball, my trembling lips … I needed a friend. He was surrounded by friends, but something was missing . And then I realized . I was having the worst day of my life , and nobody cared .

Recently I acquired the status of ” class clown ” , always looking towards a laugh, and I’m generally happy to comply . But then I realized that due to my new position , no one took me seriously anymore. Somehow everyone had forgotten that the class clown , no matter how silly, has feelings too.

Then I walked alone, apart from my group and I cradled my tears, mourn not afford when I felt a presence beside me. I looked up and there was a stranger, a child had never known.

” Are you okay? ” asked, and the tears began to fall.

” Thanks ,” I said , smiling in spite of my tears.

” For what? ” he asked . ” I needed that .” I replied .

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Be a Human

In ancient times, a king placed a stone on a road. Then he hid behind a large tree trunk just to look and see if anyone would remove the huge rock . Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around the rock and on its way down the road. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear , but none did anything about the stone path.

Then a peasant came with a load of vegetables. On approaching the boulder, the peasant laid his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road . After much pushing and filter , finally succeeded and moved out of the way . After the farmer had removed the stone he noticed a purse lying in the road where the boulder had been . The bag contained many gold coins and a note indicating that the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway to the king. The farmer knew what many of us never understand .

( Try to human. If others are not caring for something, does not mean you also should not care for it. )

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The Bow to survive

Once upon a time there was an oak and a reed across.

“No wonder you do as painful moans. Guys are weak.’s Light air is a storm for you, but look at me. I am powerful and strong. No storm has ever been able to bow my head.” Said Oak to the cane growing along the river.

“I advise you should grow near my side so that can protect you from the wind” suggests the old tree.

“I’d rather be here growing near you. Not worry. No need to fear. I bow but never break.” Came the intelligent response.

That night a terrible storm broke. The oak standing erect while the rod bent himself. The wind became the most devastating and uprooted oak, threw on the floor.

The next morning was only the thin reed.

He who laughs last, laughs best.

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The Box of kisses

One day a man punished his four year old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was strong and became angry when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. However, the little girl brought the gift to her father the next morning and said:

“This is for you, Daddy.”

The man was embarrassed by his earlier reaction, but his anger flared again when he found the box was empty. He yelled at her, saying:

“I do not know, when you give someone a present, there is supposed something inside?”

The girl looked at him with tears in her eyes and cried,

“Oh, Daddy, it’s not empty at all. Blew kisses into the box.’re All for you, Daddy.”

The father was crushed. He put his arms around his little girl, and begged for his forgiveness.

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The Cannibal Fruit

Three men were lost in the jungle and were captured by cannibals . The cannibal king told the prisoners that they could live if they passed a trial. The first step of the trial was to the forest to ten pieces of the same kind of fruit. So all three men went separate ways to gather fruits .

The first turned and said to the king, ” I brought ten apples.” The king then explained the trial to him , “You have to put the fruit in the ass without any expression on your face or be eaten .”

The first apple went in, but the second was shuddering in pain and he was killed.

The second man arrived and showed the king ten berries . When the king explained the trial to him he thought to himself that this should be easy . 1 …. 2 …. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 …. and on the ninth berry he burst out in laughter and was killed.

The first guy and the second guy met in heaven. The first asked, “why laugh, you almost go out with him ? ”

The other replied : “I could not help it , I saw the third comes with pineapples. ” .

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The Children Know Better

Raju and sanju were two neighborhood children. One day, when played together , Raju was angry for some reason and hit sanju .

Sanju ‘s mother , who was watching from home, felt and ran out of the house .

” How dare you hit it like that , you’re a bad guy? ” he shouted at Raju .

Raju ‘s mother heard the commotion and came out of his house.

” Who are you to yell at my son ? ” asked the mother sanju .

The two women started fighting . At the sound , many people left their homes. Some of them took sides and began to abuse others while others remained as spectators watching the fight .

Raju and sanju saw the fight for a while. So bored and slipped out of the group . They moved away from the crowd and started fresh games.

The fight soon became physical and one man is injured . Spectators brought the village chief to resolve the dispute . They explained that the boss how the fight started .

” Where are the boys? ” asked the chief.

The chief and others went in search of boys and found them playing together making small clay pots and pans .

“You can learn from Raju and sanju and fix the fight, ” said the head and left.

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The Evergreen

Winter was near and all the birds were gone for the warm south , away from the cold winter but a bird could not fly because its wing was broken . He was alone in the world but the forest seemed warm and thought it would make an attempt .

He came to a birch.

“Dear birch, my wing is broken and can not go to my friends to the south. Would you be so kind as to let me live in its branches until spring? ” Begged the bird .

” No way I have my own birds to help . I can not help you. ” Said the proud birch.

” Perhaps the oak will be more friendly ” thought the bird and made his way to the mighty oak .

” Strong oak, let me eat some of your acorns until spring. I’m alone and cold and hungry .”

“Sorry but it’s certainly a very long time. ” Oak refused to help.

The poor bird was near the willow.

” Willow , you are so kind. Would you kindly give me shelter until spring? ” Asked the bird very well.

” I do not know and do not talk to strangers , I’m sorry . ”

The poor bird tried to fly, but was unsuccessful .

” Where are you going bird guy? ” came a soft voice .

” I do not know ”

“Come now . I offer my warmest branch to sleep. ” White fir was speaking .

” Really? ” the bird asked .

” Yes , ” replied the friendly white spruce .

The pine tree type spoke next .

” That you can protect yourself from the cold north wind with my branches . They are not very thick , but I’m strong and big.”

“I can help too,” he joined the juniper.

” I offer my best fruits. Birds are my love berries ”

“You are all very friendly … ” said the bird .

In fact, white fir leaves the bird to sleep in their arms while they protected the pine and juniper gave their best fruits for birds to eat .

The treasurer of oak, birch and willow rude blades drew near them. In the morning these leaves lying on the ground . The north wind came in the night and touched every leaf fell from the tree.

” May I touch every leaf in the forest ? ” asked the north wind Frost King .

” Yes, except spruce, pine and juniper that helped the poor bird .”

Since then fir, pine and juniper are always green .