Selima’s daughter had an exam, she was concerned for she didn’t spend enough time studying.
She requested her mother to pray that she is successful, it was an important exam, if she did well, she’d have a chance to qualify for medical school.
Selima sat on the prayer rug and started praying for her daughter, she promised she’d donate some money to the local orphanage.
The results were out her daughter Neela was unsuccessful, Selima was disappointed but kept her promise of giving the gift to the Orphanage.
Neela questioned her mother about the donation, Selima said, “I’ve realized I must not make my offering as a bribe to God for something I want!