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PERSISTENCE

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

JESSICA PINA

  Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Ant and the Grasshopper"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  You don't satisfy your hunger
by watching others work.

CLAUDIA CHIRINOS

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Crow and the Pitcher"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Necessity is the
 mother of invention.

ELIDA MADRIGAL

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Fisherman & the Little Fish"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

JACOB ETTER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Crow and the Pitcher"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Brains are better than brawn.


COURAGE

"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway."
John Wayne (1907 - 1979)

KAYLA LEECH

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Ingenious Patriot"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: It is good to be clever,
but not to show it.
 

FIONA MAY

Biography   

Title of the Story:
"
Belling the Cat"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: A man is judged
by his deeds, not his words.


GREED

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed."
Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

SARAH CHAPMAN

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Goose with the Golden Eggs"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Greed often overreaches itself.

EMILY GREER

Biography   

Title of the Story:
"A Dog and His Bone"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  A greedy man is always poor.

KIMBERLEY MILLER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Swollen Fox"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: As you sow, so you shall reap.

ELAINE PLATT

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Fox and the Grapes"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  It is easy to despise
what you cannot get.

JULIE DORN

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Boy and the Hazelnuts"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: The poor lack much,
but the greedy lack more.

 


PRIDE

"Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall."
Proverbs 16:18

FELICITE PIPER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Hare and the Tortoise"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: He who is too sure of himself and acts without thinking is heading for his downfall.

JESSICA TILLEY

Biography

Title of the Story:
"Flytrap Challenge"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Pride goes before destruction,
a haughty spirit before a fall
.


LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING

"Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it."
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

TAMMY CHATYS

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Ant and the Chrysalis"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Looks can be deceiving

 

CORT TANNER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Lion and the Statue"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: We can easily represent
 things as we wish them to be.

ALLISON CRAIG

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Ant and the Chrysalis"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Appearances can be deceiving.


HONESTY & DECEPTION

"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

BARBARA OTT-SLAVEN

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
Mercury and the Woodman"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Honesty is the best policy.

VERONICA CLARK
 
Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Scorpion and the Frog"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  A leopard cannot change its spots.

SHAUN TORRES

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Fisherman and The Genie"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Never let a problem out of its box
unless you are sure you can get it back in again.

JENNIFER HILL

Biography

Title of the Story:
"Mercury and the Woodman"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Honesty brings success,
dishonesty defeats itself.


   

UNITY

"United we stand, divided we fall."
Aesop (620 BC - 560 BC)

ANGELLE COOPER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Bundle of Sticks"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  There is strength in unity.

KATHRYN POULTER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Strong City"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Only when people are tested
are their true strengths revealed.


TRUE FRIENDSHIP

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive."
Anais Nin (1903 - 1977)

MARYANNA RAMIREZ

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Ant and the Dove"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: One good turn deserves another.

JASON SHOUP

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Man & the Satyr"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Never trust a man who
blows hot and cold in one breath.

LAUREN ROSS

Biography

Title of the Story:
"A Mugging Between Friends"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  A man should choose a friend
who is better than himself.  There are
plenty of acquaintances in the world;
 but very few real friends.

APRIL PALMER

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
Hannah or the Hare with Many Friends"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  She who has
many friends has no friends.

 


LESSONS LEARNED

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered;
the point is to discover them."
Galileo Galilei (1564 - 1642)


KAREN BURT

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Milkmaid and Her Pail"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: Do not count your
chickens before they are hatched.

CARLA DELGADO

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Grasshopper and the Ant"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Work like a slave,
eat like a gentleman.

 

CAROLYN FALK

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Frogs who wished for a King"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Be sure you can better
 your condition before you seek to change.

ELIDA GARZA

Biography

Title of the Story:
"The Eagle and the Fox"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Whatsoever a man
soweth he shall also reap.


BE TRUE TO YOURSELF

"We carry within us the wonders we seek without us."
Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

VALERIE MARCHALONIS

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Town Mouse & the Country Mouse"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  If you are content, you
have enough to live comfortably.

MATT GALLI

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Crow and the Swan"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  A heart at peace gives life to
the body, but envy rots the bones

JOELY ROGERS
 

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Rose and the Amaranth"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb: If the secret sorrows of
everyone could be read on their forehead,
how many who now cause envy would
suddenly become the objects of pity.

MEGAN MOORE

Biography

Title of the Story:
"
The Peacock and the Crane"
 
Story Abstract

Story Recording

Proverb:  Beauty is in everything,
but not everyone sees it.

 

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