Moral Story : Gold Mercury & The Woodcutter

Once there was a poor woodcutter. He used to cut trees in the woods. One day he was cutting the wood on the bank of a river. His axe fell down into the river. The river was deep. He could not take his axe out. He sat on the bank and began to weep.

God of Mercury appeared. He asked the reason of weeping. The woodcutter told the whole story. The God assured him to bring his axe. God had a dip into the water and brought a golden axe. The woodcutter refused to take it. he again dipper into the water and brought a silver axe. The woodcutter did not take it. Then he brought an iron axe. Now the woodcutter took it gladly. The God of Mercury was very pleased. He rewarded him with other two axes.

Moral : Honesty is the best policy