sometimes we get so desperate, that we lose all hope.
later, if the problem was not so critical, even if the help hadn't come, we put it behind us, and tend not to think of it.
we are eternal optimists.
or, we accept things very fast.
we conveniently forget.
and yes, we see many a person saved at the nick of time by some divine grace.
we get something to hold on to.
and, that is why Gods stay on.
when i see a person in trouble, i give him/her a pariharam or remedy in the form of a mantra or a prayer or some lifestyle correction or sometimes a change of place.
sometimes it works.
god comes in the form of some circumstances, or people.
i have seen, when the prayers are desperate and when you lose yourself in prayers, in god, then sometimes your prayers are answered.
a mother prayed desperately for her 4 year old's life, but the child died.
she was truely true in her prayers.
when we have no answers, we call it 'karmaphalam' (result of past actions)
if everything is karmaphalam, then astrology can be used only for changing your distant future not the near one.