These stories are all about finding wisdom. The stories are:

  • Sharma and the Sheep (Hinduism)
  • A Goat, a Cow, and Some Chickens (Judaims)
  • Moses and the Wise Man (Islam)
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji and the Jasmine Flower (Sikhism)
  • The Young Adventurer (Humanism)
  • The Road to Emmaus (Christianity)

This story, even though it seems simple, can be linked to lots of important things we need to learn today, including thinking carefully about where information comes from and making sure you have trustworthy and honest friends.

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Hinduism

“Who is wise? One who learns from every person …

Who is rich? One who rejoices in what they have.”

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Judaism

In the Qur’an, Moses is one of God’s greatest messengers. He was sent to the people of Israel and did many great things, but he told the people that he was the most learned amongst them.

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Islam

Sikhs believe that wisdom is found within us when we remember who we are, full of the light of God. Such wisdom is found within us and can be awakened through prayer, meditation, service, and contemplation.

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Sikhism

This story is based on an experience you might have found yourself in. You might recognise the thoughts and feelings the adventurer had. It has been written especially for this project to demonstrate how we can become wise.

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Humanism

One of the proverbs in the Bible describes how precious wisdom is. It says: “Listen to what is wise and try to understand it. Yes, beg for knowledge; plead for insight. Look for it as hard as you would for silver or some hidden treasure. It is the LORD who gives wisdom; from him come knowledge and understanding.”

Theme: Where can we find wisdom?

Community: Christianity