Traversing Strain & Difficulty Islamically

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Shaykh Yahya Ibrahim discusses

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I'm under a lot of strain and enduring a little bit of difficulty, how should I respond to it?

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I first asked Allah subhanaw taala to strengthen you and your difficulty, strength is all in our difficulties. Know first that all of us will face some sort of difficulty and know that Allah subhanho wa Taala, in the midst of our difficulty has planted in at two escapes to pressure valves of righteousness and good in a manner serious, serious. With the one difficulty there is ease with that same difficulty there is ease, know that ease is coming, and know that the sun always rises even though it is the darkest part of the night, there will always be a happiness and a radiance that will come to you. Number two, recognize that the test that Allah Subhana Allah has given you in

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life is not ever greater than what he knows you can withstand law you can live Allahu neffs and Ilaha that whatever you've been tested with, Allah knows it's within your ability to overcome it, to withstand it and to deal with it. Third, know that Allah subhanho wa Taala tests us all in different ways in different circumstances and that you're not unique. It's not necessarily because Allah singled you out and wants to punish you and leave other people and happiness. Some people their greatest test in life is comfort and wealth. And it might be that your austerity and difficulty is actually a lighter test for you than what others experienced because they're heedless to the test of

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a law. And finally, know that algiz admin Jensen Iman, that there is a reward for every kind of deed that we experience and the more difficult your experience, the greater your reward with a law. So be firm, how do you respond to it, three things, sub patience and you have to will yourself say in Allahumma savuti, Allah is with those who is patient. So if you're patient, you will find a lot with you. Number two, find a solution to it. Don't Don't just sit there and let it submerge you and emerge you get out there and see what you can do to fix it. Don't wait for a lot to fix your problems. Allah wants you to get up to fix your problems so he can fix them for you. And number

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three, and finally, put your trust in Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and ask for help from others. Don't just bear it all within your chest, buried all on your shoulders, trust the law, but also see who can help you in your circumstance. May Allah grant you an ease from every discomfort