Hodja was boasting about the power of his faith.
“If your faith is so strong, then pray for that mountain to come to you,” said a skeptic, pointing to a mountain in the distance.
Hodja prayed fervently, but the mountain did not move. He prayed more, but the mountain remained unmoved.
Finally Hodja got up from his knees and began walking toward the mountain. “I am a humble man,” he said, “and the faith of Islam is a practical one. If the mountain will not come to Hodja, then Hodja will go to the mountain.”
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