There are some people around us who are incredible at the face of hardship. They not only avoid doing anything drastic; they stand firm, rock-solid, so that others crawl up to them and hold on to them for support. What makes them different?
Difficulties and hardships strike us at random times, decreed by Allah, because Allah will often times close a door for you, or cause you to go through something so that you can find a better door.
True believers are the most patient among all human beings, the most steadfast in hard times, and the most contented in calamities. This can be understood in light of the following: Life is short They realized the shortness of this present life compared with the eternity of the hereafter and, therefore, they did not wish …