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A conversation with a colon cancer survivor

Every person is faced with trials and tribulations at one point or another in their lives. It is patience that helps the believer cope. When calamity befalls a patient believer, it does not crush him. Instead, the believer endures, persists, and has hope in the mercy of Allah and the rewards that are awaiting him on the Day of Judgment.
Face the hardships with Sabr (Patience), and protect your blessings with Shukr (Gratitude)
Patience is a virtue that you can work on to develop.
How do we acquire the patience that is required of us in times of trials and tribulations? One of the best ways is to engage in zikr or the remembrance of Allah (SWT)أَلاَبِذِكْرِاللّهِتَطْمَئِنُّالْقُلُوبُ“Verily in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest.” (Ar-Ra’d, 13:28)
There is much to learn from the story of Prophet Ayyub, as he is the ideal example of the afflicted believer who remained patient and faithful to His Lord.
Prophet Ayyub also know in the Bible as Job ( peace be upon him) was mentioned in t…