A Brahman had wanted a lot out of his barley. He had imagined links on how he may become wealthy and famous through his hidden jar of barley. Unconsciously, when he was planning everything as to a day dream, he touched the jar making it fell from its place and broke out.
As the saying goes “Count not the chicken before they are hatched”, the title itself will tell you what the storyline would be. It is long but catchy and striking in its way. It is like a headline of news that is abundant of information. The moment I read the title, I was reminded of being in the present at the same time, intrigued to what it has.
The theme of having dreams and goals are very much visible to identify. Yet, as a student, reading this could make you strive harder and make goals to accomplish. To my own viewpoint, there is this author’s purpose to let us know about having those dreams and making them come true. Doing the best actions that you can, materializing all the ideas you have and avoiding them to fly just inside your mind.
In our daily routines, the lesson I’ve learned from it can be applied. The morale that, “Yes, we can dream on. Plan as we can, but we should make sure to attain the best that we could.”
Let’s say, you have an exam for the next day. You have all the notes, you have the hours to spend reviewing. What you were thinking was to get the highest score, (of course) relying on your imagined and proposed answers to questions. You were at the height thinking about the praises that you’ll get when the lights turned off. Then you end up having none to answer to the test questions during the exam.
In everyday situation, waking up each morning and knowing that there’s always something to look forward to, would contemplate the fact that don’t stay at your bed wasting everything thinking about it. Better to rise and make it happen. Assuring that you won’t let that jar of barley − the days/hours/minutes − to pass by without something new to discover and complete.