Which Character Do You Relate To?

Red Hen

My youngest daughter was reading "The Little Red Hen" to me for her bedtime story the other night. What a great classic story! The story is applied in teaching children the virtues of work ethic and personal initiative. If you haven't read this story, here is the brief plot: In the tale, The Little Red Hen finds a grain of wheat and asks for help from the other farmyard animals to plant it. But no animal will volunteer to help her. At each further stage (harvest, threshing, milling the wheat into flour, and baking the flour into bread) the hen again asks for help from the other animals, but again she gets no assistance. Finally, the hen has completed her task, and asks who will help her eat the bread. This time, all the previous non-participants eagerly volunteer. However, she … [Read more...]