Why The Answer To Prayer Is Delayed – Rumi

Ah! Many earnest suppliants wail forth prayers, Till the smoke of their wailing rises to heaven. Yes, the perfume of the incense of sinners’ groans mounts up above the lofty roof of Heaven. Then the angels supplicate God, saying, “O Thou that hearest prayer and relievest pain, Thy faithful slave is bowing down before Thee….

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