The Wisdom of Children : More Sheep To Count
More Sheep To Count
A grandmother was watching her 8-year-old granddaughter while her
parents were out of town. The young girl was delaying bedtime, as
usual, so her grandmother told her about counting sheep to fall asleep.
The 8-year-old thought that was a good idea.
Everything was quiet for a while. But just as grandmother was dozing off
herself, a little voice sounded:
"There are 38."