The second lesson of The Three Wishes has to do with poor planning.
It’s obvious from the way their wishes play out that the woodsman and his wife have no plan, and their process of communicating isn’t so great, either!
Just look at the way they handle their wishes.
The starving husband, given a wish, knows exactly what he wants right now. Sausages!
The angry wife, seeing the sausages, also knows what she wants right now. Revenge!
If the woodsman and his wife had previously collaborated, sharing their thoughts about the future, would they have made these three wishes? Do you think that, as two people with no money, barely a home, apparently no gainful employment, and hardly a future, they would have concluded that they should wish ...