The master asked the disciple to go to a nearby bush and cut off a branch. The disciple obeyed. "Is the bush still alive?" asked the master. "Just as alive as before," answered the disciple.
"Now go and cut the roots," said the master."If I do that, the bush will die," said the disciple.
"Prayers are the branches of a tree, whose roots are called faith," said the master.
"There can be faith without prayer. But there can be no prayer without faith."
~ "Maktub" – Paulo Coelho
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