"All night a man called “Allah” until his lips were bleeding. Then the devil sad, “How come you’ve been calling Allah all night, and never heard Allah say “Here, I am!”? The man suddenly felt abandoned. Depressed he fell asleep. In a dream, he met Abraham who asked him, “Why are you regretting praying to Allah?” The man said, “I called and called, but Allah never replied.” Abraham then explained,
Allah has said: “your calling my name is My reply. Your longing for Me is My message to you. All my attempts to reach you are reflected in your attempts to reach me.”
In the silence surrounding every call of “Allah”, waits a thousand replies of “Here I am."
Maulana Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi. (via will-not-give—up)
ajeebinsaan “Call on me, I will answer you.” (40:60)
Remember last night?