“I have reflected over an interesting situation: that a calamity may befall a believer and so he supplicates, going to great lengths in doing so, but he sees no sign of an answer. So when despair comes close, at that time his heart is looked at, thus if it is accepts the [many] decrees of fate, not having despaired of Allah, the Mighty and Majestic’s Bounty, then in most cases at that time the response is hastened,for it is there that eemaan is qualified, and the devil vanquished, and it is there that a man’s worth is shown.
And this has been alluded to in His Saying, the Most High, “… until [even their] messenger and those who believed with him said, “When is the help of Allah?” [Baqarah 2:214].
And likewise is what happened to Ya’qoob عليه السلام, for when he lost a son and the situation went…
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