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Watermelons and Walnuts ~ Unknown

One hot day, the Hodja was taking it easy in the shade of a walnut tree. After a time, he started eyeing speculatively at the huge watermelons growing on vines, and the small walnuts growing on a majestic tree.

“Sometimes I just can’t understand the ways of God!” he mused. “Just fancy letting tiny walnuts grow on such a majestic a tree and huge watermelons on the delicate vines!” Just then a walnut snapped off and fell smack on the Hodja’s bald head.

He got up at once and lifting up his hands and face to heavens in supplication, said: “Oh, my God! Forgive my questioning your ways! You are all-wise. Where would I have been now, if watermelons grew on trees!”



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