A worn path is a famous and interesting story written by Eudora Wetly. It is based on Egyptian mythology. The story is about an old black woman called Phoenix Jackson. She has a grand son who is sick. She lives in a house away from the town. The story describes her journey from her house to the town. The journey is full of struggles and obstacles. She gets her dress cut in a thorn. she falls in to a ditch. She is attacked by a dog. She picks up a nickel of the hunters pocket. At last she reaches the town with great difficulty. Then she goes to a medical clinic to take medicine for her grandson. She begs money to buy a paper toy. She does this because it is Christmas time. In Christmas people love and give some things to the old people.