The Curious Case of a Cup of Tea

The lady of the house wasn’t feeling quite well, so yours truly decided to make the breakfast and took over.
“I have put the eggs in the pan to boil. Just make a cup of tea and toast some slices of bread.” She said.
“Don’t worry, I shall manage it,” I replied.

Ten minutes later, boiled eggs and two cups of steaming tea were served on the dining table. We devoured the breakfast and then leisurely sipped the tea. The tea was fantastic. The lady enjoyed it and a satisfied smile appeared on her face as she emptied the cup. She visited the kitchen to put back the cup and then stared hard at the sink. There was just one dirty pan in it that was used to make that fantastic cup of tea.

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The Islamic Mattress & the Missionary Mattress

A foam making company has just launched the first Islamic Mattress of the Islamic World. The maker describes it as being Islamic as it is “Pakistan’s First Islamic Mattress engineered for people who sleep on their back or their right side which is the Islamic way for sleeping. Medical science tells us that that the best healthy sleeping position is to sleep on your back or on your right side which is also the Islamic way of sleeping, practiced and taught 1400yrs ago. Sleeping on the right side does not let the weight of stomach & intestine to suppress the heart, hence blood circulation is not affected.  By sleeping on the right side, the heart remains in the topside, and aids in the process of rising early before sunrise to perform Fajr (prayer).”

It is indeed a giant leap for mankind in the right direction and I whole heartedly support it. However as there is always some room for improvement, I humbly offer a few suggestions.

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