Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Walnuts and Pumpkins

One hot day, Nasruddin was taking it easy in the shade of a walnut tree. After a time, he started eying speculatively, the huge pumpkins growing on vines and the small walnuts growing on a majestic tree. Sometimes I just can't understand the ways of God! he mused. Just fancy letting tinny walnuts grow on so majestic a tree and huge pumpkins on the delicate vines! Just then a walnut snapped off and fell smack on Mullah Nasruddin's bald head. He got up at once and lifting up his hands and face to heavens in supplication, said: "Oh, my God! Forgive my questioning your ways! You are all-wise. Where would I have been now, if pumpkins grew on trees


Saher said...

Very nice! simple and sensible thought!

I walked through your bolg and found it very nice, the exact word would be Brilliant Work!


Abdul Rahman Hilmi said...

assalamu alaikum

subhanAllah, would you believe not even I thought about it this way. Indeed walnuts grow on huge trees and pumkins on thin vines. SubhanAllah.