How do we teach ourselves and our children to have patience and perseverance during trying times? How do we continue to struggle through and carry on without breaking and being uprooted? I think part of the solution to patience and perseverance is resilience and hope. Resilience is what will bounce us back up after being blown and pushed down and hope is what will carry us onward.
I was listening to a lecture and the presenter was telling us not to ask Allah for patience because when you do Allah will give you trials upon trials to cleanse your heart so that you will learn to be patient. Instead, we should ask Allah for a solution or cure to our dilemma. Subhanallah.