I would like to share with you three more amusing littles stories from the Sai Humour series of articles.
In the interview room once Sai Baba asked a devotee ”how do you spell wife”? Before the man could answer Baba said ”W.I.F.E, Worry Invited For Ever”. Then seeing the look of disappointment on the face of the man’s wife he corrected himself and very sweetly said ”Wisdom Invited For Ever”.
A young man with long hair was amongst a number of devotees who had been called for a group interview one day. After teasing the man for looking like a woman Baba told him to get a haircut. The man said ”will you cut the first lock Swami”. Shaking his head in mock horror Baba said ”I am Baba not barber”!
The American Dr John Hislop was blessed with having spent a lot of time with Swami before he left this Earth in 1996. One day Hislop was invited along with Baba and other devotees to the house of a very well meaning devotee for lunch. On seeing that there was not going to be enough food to go round Baba said to Hislop ”go to the car and bring the food”. Hislop, knowing that there was no food in the car went anyway, expecting Baba to have performed one of his miracles. But even he did not expect the sight that greeted him. He was astounded to see two angels, complete with wings, standing by the car holding trays of food. He took the trays and went back in the house with his mouth wide open in amazement. On seeing the look on his face Baba said ”shut your mouth Hislop, they are always there, it’s just that you do not see them”!