A Tale of Tradition

A Tale of Tradition

A hard working Chinese rice farmer was supporting his children, wife, and his aging father.

He worked long and hard each day, and still, he was barely making enough to feed his children and wife.

One day, he stopped working for the entire day. Instead he built a small cart out of the wood he had.

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The Stone Cutter

The Stonecutter

There was once a stone cutter who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life.

One day he passed a wealthy merchant's house. Through the open gateway, he saw many fine possessions and important visitors. "How powerful that merchant must be!" thought the stone cutter. He became very envious and wished that he could be like the merchant.

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