Patience, persistence pay off with visit to Syria

Inshallah, which means “if Allah wills it” in Arabic, is a useful expression in an uncertain world.  I’ve employed it in versions of the following:

“I’ll finish this article by this afternoon, inshallah.”

“My flight leaves, inshallah, tomorrow at 6:45 a.m.”

“Inshallah, we’ll be together again soon.”

And most recently:

“I’m going to Syria on vacation, inshallah.”

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