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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Holy Spirit Interactive Kids: Aesop's Fables: The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Once upon a time, a Wolf decided to disguise himself as a Sheep in order to catch his prey more easily. He was hungry and knew that the shepherds of the area guarded their sheep well.

Covering himself completely with an old sheepskin, he wandered into the pasture nearby. A flock of sheep was grazing there, blissful under the morning sun. "When the shepherd turns his back I will slide in with them," said the Wolf, making his sly move into the flock eventually.

Soon evening fell and the shepherd led his sheep away, back into the fold.

He locked the gate securely and left. "Aha! Now is my chance!" said the Wolf, and was about to take off his disguise when the shepherd returned.

He had come back to the fold to choose one of the animals for its meat, for the next day's meal. To the Wolf's bad luck, it was he, in sheep's disguise, who was chosen to be cut up!

The Wolf found himself instantly under the sharp knife of the shepherd, and soon very much dead: the hunter becoming the hunted!


Moral

Pretending you are someone you are not can be dangerous!


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