No, she’s not a Protestant Charismatic Snake Handler from Tennessee. She’s a Sufi –a spiritual strain of the Islamic religion. Geesh, those charismatic snake handlers get around! I wonder if the Sufis have ever heard of the Toronto Blessing where worshippers swoon, fall down, break out in uncontrollable laugher. Some of them grunt like pigs, bark and roar like beasts and scoot around on all fours.

The article on the Toronto Blessing said one female worshipper kept on sounding off like a cukoo clock. Cukoo? Sounds about right.