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A short prayer penetrates heaven

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

Possible meaning:
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
a) it will not penetrate heaven b) it will bounce back c) we don't know

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Contributor: Josef Essberger