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My thoughts on sabr.

If you are anything like me then you are constantly fighting to keep yourself in check.  Fighting with yourself and your kids can be very draining especially if your daughter takes after you and is an expert in the art of arguing!  Add fighting against narrow-minded unIslamic views and you have a fully fledged hormonal battle going on inside yourself!  That’s why it’s important to have someone who reminds you to have sabr at these times.  Mashallah I listened to a great lecture today (well, the ending!) on the tafsir of Surat al-Asr; I was just in time to catch the bit about having sabr and I think that maybe I was meant to hear it to relay this message to all you sisters our there that struggle (like me and everyone else) with sabr. Continue reading