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A short prayer penetrates heaven

This page is about the saying "A short prayer penetrates heaven".

Possible interpretation: The implication is that brevity is effective in winning the ear of Heaven, and, by extension, anyone from whom we seek help.

Note: prayer (noun) = a communication with God, usually requesting help or expressing thanks | penetrate (verb) = succeed in entering; force a way into something | heaven (noun) = (according to various religions) the home of God

Quick Quiz:

If "a short prayer penetrates heaven", what, according to this proverb, will happen to a long prayer?

a. it will not penetrate heaven

b. it will bounce back

c. we don't know

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Contributor: Josef Essberger