One day a man was going to market with his son and his donkey. they met a couple on the way. "Why walk when you have an donkey to ride?" called out the husband, "seat the boy on the donkey." "I would like that," said the boy, "help me up father." And the father did that willingly.
Soon they met another couple. "How shameful of you!" cried the woman, "let your father ride, won't he be tired?" So, the boy got down and the father rode the donkey. Again they marched on.
"Poor boy", said the next person they met, "why should the lazy father ride while his son is walking?" So, the boy got onto the donkey too, with his father. As they went on, they met some travellers. "How cruel of them!" They are up to kill the poor donkey." cried one of the travellers.
Hearing this, the father and the son got down. Now they decided to carry the donkey on their shoulders. As they did so, the travellers broke into laughter. The laughter frightened the donkey. It broke free and galloped away.
The moral is that you can not please everyone, especially not Allah and Shaitaan (the devil) at one time. We have to choose one or the other. Likewise, we cannot follow the wishes and desires of people in opposition to the Law and Wish of Allah. %

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