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A pond full of milk




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���������������������� A Pond Full Of Milk

�������������������� Once there was a king who told some of his workers to dig a pond. Once the pond was dug, the king made an announcement to his people saying that one person from each household has to bring a glass of milk during the night and pour it into the pond. So, the pond should be full of milk by the morning. After receiving the order, everyone went home. One man prepared to take the milk during the night. He thought that since everyone will bring milk, he could just hide a glass of water and pour inside the pond. Because it will be dark at night, no one will notice. So he quickly went and poured the water in the pond and came back. In the morning, the king came to visit the pond and to his surprise the pond was only filled with water! What has happened is that everyone was thinking like the other man that "I don't have to put the milk, someone else will do it."

�������������������� Dear friends, when you have a responsibility, do not think that others will take care of it. Rather, it starts from you, if you don't do it, no one else will do it. So, change yourself and that will make the difference.

1.������� What did the king want from his people?

2.������ Did the man bring it?

3.������ Why did the man pour the water inside the pond at night?

4.������ What did the other people bring?

5.��������How did the king feel when he saw the pond?

6.�� If you were one of the people, would you do the same?