“There is a relationship between those who fail to subdue their desires and the fire,” writes Dr Haroon Sidat. “The fire, when fed, becomes ever more ferocious…”
In a world fuelled by instant gratification, upholding the quality of patience in wait of a later reward can feel impossible, and to some, pointless. Why wait until later when you can feel, taste, and experience it now?
Contrary to our superficial understanding of patience, the origin of the Arabic word ṣabr actually relates to self-control, writes Sh Haitham.
“O Ḥalīm, you have been so forbearing towards me. Never deprive me of it, for my life cannot function for a single second without it.”
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