The Prayer to the Merciful: A Lesson for a Lifetime!!! Allah declares of Himself in the Quran that He is “the one who hears all prayers.” Allah is so close to us that He uses the image of running in our own bloodstream. He says that He is closer to us than our own jugular vein. Allah loves to answer prayers in wonderful ways. In ‘The Prayer to the Merciful’, your child will discover how Allah blesses us, guides us to the true path and answers our prayers. This could be the lesson of a lifetime for him or her. Indeed, this simple prayer will change your child’s life.