Keep Praying

// February 4th, 2008 // Blog

I just posted an entry on Ijtema.net; one of our “editor written” ones… we've been a bit slack in that department, lately, but inshā’Allāh we will improve! We look forward to your comments.

As Muslims, we believe in the power of prayer. That Allāh hears our silent whispers; our pain-filled cries. Night or day. In public or in private. He hears us, and He helps us.

But sometimes we forget. Not even out of a sense of despair, but rather, due to a misunderstanding of the manner in which prayers are answered. Sometimes, we expect it all to be very black and white: you pray for a promotion, you get the promotion. You pray for a child, you're granted a child.

But what happens when you don't get what you want?

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