Month: December 2014

The higher the minaret, the nearer the day of judgement

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Did you see our new Masjid? The Turkish carpets are so advanced that just by walking bare-footed  on them, you’ll get a free reflexology massage. We flew in a team of calligraphers from Indonesia to do the Qur’anic inscriptions in the dome which has so much copper in it that it can link up the whole of South Africa if all the telephone lines get stolen. And that’s not all…you can see our 30 meter minaret from the N2 highway; and when we light it up at night, wow, it looks like the Eiffel Tower of Paris!” 

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Looking for manure in the rose garden

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Once, while on your way to Durban, you decide to take a back road in order to avoid the toll gates. As you are driving, you unexpectedly come across a small town which has a huge supermarket named: “Gay Market.” Not really sure what to expect, you enter. Seeing milk in a refrigerator, you study the label which reads: “Delicious milk from homosexual cows.” The honey on the shelf next to it reads: “Choice Grade: Same-Sex bees of the Sweet Valley.” 

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Meet the terrible twins – jealousy and jadoo

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Harming someone else – because of jealousy, vengeance or pride, – will not benefit you or bring you happiness and satisfaction at all.  You can be jealous over someone’s success, wealth, beauty, intellect, car, mansion, husband, or job, but by harming them for something that is purely their destiny, won’t change anything, or transfer their success to you. You will not become more popular or wealthy by harming those whom you envy. In fact, it will have the reverse effect: You will become more depressed and desperate. So, the joke is always on the one who harms the other, and not on the harmed.

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