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Occidental Clash of Oriental Societal Perceptions – Spiritual Observations in Prayer

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 8, 2021 at 21:56

To repeat an earlier introduction, in the world beyond my immediate sphere, I am this.
مسيحي
In the sphere of the Muslim community, I would be considered as:كافر
That this subject comes up in the discussions of which perception of religious endeavors are more to be observed than others as it relates to relationships, it is peculiar that the issue of which is more spiritual, prayer or blessings as may be determined by occidental (western) or oriental (in this case, middle eastern), the problem is that interpretations of which 'god' has more creditability in granting any petition has to have as its basis, which deity delivers. The following perception is in its context here مسيحي
Issues between men and their relationships with their female counterparts (specifically their spouses, all others are contentious at best), are not, should not be an interference with the prayer relationship with their deity. Gods are separated from the mortality of humanity for a reason; immortality cannot be achieved by typical mortal processes.
But prayer, it is said, can bridge that by spiritual assessment and recognition of mankind being inferior (whether Islamic, Judaic or Christian (or other religious deference) in such spiritual matters; but if spiritually offered, is a blessing. In the reverse, if any prayer that does not seek a more spiritual moral plane, it cannot, does not bless.
If a prayer is offered to bless another, such as a husband to a spouse, it blesses that relationship, bringing untold blessings if offered in the right spirit; otherwise it is unheard and there is no blessing. Again, in the reverse, if a prayer is offered in a deprecatory or derogatory manner, the person that offers it should be concerned that what goes around, comes around: that which one sows will generally reap its consequences.
So, let it be taken to a greater application, to apply a blessing to be a manifestation of upholding respect to all persons concerned, how does one pray? Which see:
اسْأَلُوا سَلاَمَةَ أُورُشَلِيمَ. لِيَسْتَرِحْ مُحِبُّوكِ.
This then is a prayer of blessing, is it not(?); it asks in respect for peace and blessing of our loved ones and those who need love in this place of common blessing. It is eternal in its conception and blesses all who seek its comfort. Does this not make more sense? Anyone?

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