God named Ishmael "God hears" before he was born. Years later, God heard Ishmael’s cry when he was perishing in the desert and opened his mother’s eyes to see a spring of water from which she gave him drink – and he lived!
Islam claims Ishmael as a spiritual forefather. Today, Muslims are perishing and crying out for living water. May that cry pierce the heart of the Church so we will pray to the Father to reveal the well of living water, Jesus, that they might live!