365 Writing Prompt: Bedtime stories

What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now?

I did not have a favorite book growing up. However I attended a school where I was overloaded with school work, it did not give me an opportunity to have a favorite story book. I can remember struggling with Physiology which did not have the kind of stories that could affect me as a child, who would when one has to learn the layers of skin, there was no tone of a fairy tale.

Later on I laid my hands on “Aesop’s fables” I was thrilled to read all those stories that had an ending which taught me a lesson.

I have learned a lot from those stories. In a way it taught me to be positive in life, never to be envious if someone has something I do not or cannot have.

It’s amazing how much we can learn from those stories. I feel I’m a better person for I am contented with what I have and do not waste my time longing for things I don’t have.