Allah سبحانه وتعالى says in the Holy Quran that “Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience ” Q103 vs 3
Obviously, Patience in the phase of everything is nothing but an antidote that purposely set aside as an essential tool to overcome every unfortunate circumstances that human being may face in this ephemeral life
The life of this world was designed by our Creator to maximize our chances of living a blissful life in the Hereafter. When we face trials, they help us grow and mature into human beings who are able to function
Allah says in the Holy Qur’an:
“Verily! I have rewarded them this Day for their patience; they are indeed the ones that are successful.” (Quran 23:111)
“…to be firm or patient in pain or suffering, and adversity, and throughout all periods of panic. Such are the people of truth, the God fearing.” (Quran 2:177)
Rosulullah (pbuh) said, “Strange are the matters of believers. For him there is good in all his affairs, and this is so only for the believer. When something pleasing happens to him, he is grateful (shukr), and that is good for him; and when something displeasing happens to him he is enduring patience (sabr) and that is good for him.” [Sahih Muslim]
May the Almighty Allah reward us all abundantly and grant us ability to exercise patience.
By: Moshood Yusuf & Habeeb Adelowo.