“Had Allah lifted the veil for His slave and shown him how He handles his affairs for him, and how Allah is more keen for the benefit of the slave than his own self, the slave’s heart would have melted out of the love for Allah and would have been torn to pieces out of thankfulness to Allah.
Therefore if the pains of this world tire you do not grieve. For it may be that Allah wishes to hear your voice by way of duaa. So pour out your desires in prostration and forget about it, and know, that verily Allah does not forget it”
Ibn al Qayyim (rahimahullah)
Are you familiar with those price incentives we build into our product or service offerings to encourage our customers to make a full one-time payment as opposed to 3, 6, or 12 partial payments? You know, that price break or savings offer they qualify for just because they pay in full and up front? We might call it “incentive” or whatever seemingly harmless name you may choose, but I’d have to suggest another more distasteful word – a word many of us might balk at hearing.