Mouse Story ...
A mouse looked through the
crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package.
he was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap.
the mouse proclaimed the
in the house!"
said, "Mr. Mouse, I can tell this is a grave concern to you
but it is of no consequence to me.
I cannot be bothered by it."
mousetrap in the house! There is a mousetrap in the house!"
"I am so very sorry, Mr. Mouse,
but there is nothing I can do about it but pray.
Be assured you are in my prayers."
mousetrap in the house!
There is a mousetrap in the house!"
I'm sorry for you,
but it's no skin off my nose."
to face the farmer's mousetrap-- alone.
like the sound of a mousetrap catching its prey.
darkness, she did not see it was a venomous snake
whose tail the trap had caught.
The farmer rushed her
to the hospital and she returned home with a fever.
Everyone knows you treat a fever with fresh chicken soup,
so the farmer took his hatchet to the farmyard for the soup's
so friends and neighbors came
to sit with her around the clock.
To feed them, the farmer butchered the pig.
So many people came
for her funeral, the farmer
had the cow slaughtered to provide enough meat for all of them.
when one of us is threatened,
we are all at risk.
We must keep an eye out
for one another and make an extra effort to encourage one another.
EACH OF US IS A VITAL
THREAD IN ANOTHER PERSON'S TAPESTRY;
OUR LIVES ARE WOVEN TOGETHER FOR A REASON.