…his simple life taught him to appreciate the gifts of the earth; When his father and older brothers arranged the land, he knew that the rainy season was approaching and he was waiting every afternoon standing in the middle of the field.
“The rain will make me grow like corn,” he told his brothers. They called him crazy and laughed, but when the first drops fell, they accompanied him screaming with joy.
"Story with a moral"
A humble life, yet filled with invaluable treasures. A simple and valuable lesson, appreciated through the eyes of a young Mexican from Oaxaca.
2,400 words 20 minutes of reading
Moral tale by the writer and illustrator María Zechinelli