Tag: army

  • The Wild Man of Gerasenes

    According to the Gospel of Mark in the Bible, a man near Gerasenes was possessed by an army of demons. The man was a source of fear for the local people. He had been living in a tomb, hitting himself with rocks, and yelling wildly at night. Jesus helped the man transfer his demons onto […]

  • The Farmer’s Horse

    Buddhism often uses stories to present ideas. Here is a Buddhist story. One day a farmer’s only horse disappeared. His neighbours all came to commiserate with him on his bad luck. But the farmer just said, “Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?” A week or so later, the farmer’s horse returned, accompanied by two wild […]