Anecdotes & Tales

Call Alphabets for Seniors

May 22, 2016By 2 Comments
Call Alphabets for Seniors

For Seniors Only: New call alphabet soup for seniors, maybe some may be applicable for juniors too. May God bless us all!   Subsequent to my previous post on “A for Alpha”, I received an interesting email from an old friend of mine. He mentioned that for seniors, meaning those above 50s, the new call […]

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The Oath – An Old Sufi Tale

June 24, 2012By 2 Comments
The Oath – An Old Sufi Tale

A man who was troubled in mind and finances swore that if his problems were solved he would sell his house and donate all the money gained from it to the poor. When his problems were solved, he knew that the time had come that he must redeem his oath.  But he did not want […]

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1 The Inheritance of 17 Camels

June 22, 2011By 4 Comments
1 The Inheritance of 17 Camels

Most of us may have heard about the tale of the inheritance of 17 camels that originated in Arabia during the zenith of the Golden Era of Islam from circa 750 CE and was first narrated by Hasrat Ali, the son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad (PUHN).  This timeless story has been told through the ages by […]

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1 The Perfect Woman

June 15, 2011By 4 Comments
1 The Perfect Woman

A young man who had inherited a vast fortune from his father traveled all over the world in search of a perfect woman to be his bride.  He wanted to get married but he could not accept an imperfect wife.  The bride must be the perfect woman. After 30 years he came home and his […]

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2 A Dead Thousand-Li Steed

May 19, 2011By 6 Comments
2 A Dead Thousand-Li Steed

In ancient China, a certain king was willing to spend a thousand ounces of gold to buy a thousand-li* steed, but was unable to locate one for three years. “I’d like to go and find one for you!” one of his eunuchs said to him.  The king let him go to find the fine steed. […]

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3 I Am Blind….

May 11, 2011By 0 Comments
3 I Am Blind….

At this previous post, Today Is A Beautiful Day, But I Cannot See…, the Power of Words are portrayed in a sequence of graphic drawings. I received this YouTube video from an old friend which is a scripted video of a blind man on the street, genteel begging for some dimes and quarters. The world […]

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