What is behind persistence?

October 22nd, 2011 @

He was an orphan, his father passed away before he was born and his mother died when he was just a little kid. He was brought up in modest surroundings with no formal schooling; he was illiterate. He spent his teen years as a shepherd. Later in his life, he was given a big mission [...]

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Raising Persistent Children

October 16th, 2011 @

Persistence is the determined and unshaken continuance at a task in spite of hardship or opposition. There are two elements to perseverance: time and effort. Persisting is not giving up a goal no matter how long it takes and how difficult it may get.   Why is persistence important?  Every successful person has faced hardships and obstacles [...]

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Persistence – The Mantle of Success

October 15th, 2011 @

What do all successful men and women have in common? Persistence! The Quran instructs us “O ye who believe! Persevere in patience and constancy; vie in such perseverance; strengthen each other; and fear God; that ye may prosper.” (Quran 3:200) This verse clearly tells us that prosperity in this world and the next only comes with [...]

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Patience and Perseverance the Key to Success

August 15th, 2011 @

Allah (SWT) says: “And no one will be granted such goodness except those who exercise patience and self-restraint, – none but persons of the greatest good fortune.” (Quran 41:35). In this verse Allah is telling us that no one will succeed in this life or the hereafter except those who have patience. These people, Allah tells [...]

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Patience in the family

August 15th, 2011 @

Most good things in life require us to be patient before we can attain them. A great career, for example, requires a lot of hard work and endurance. People who tend to give up easily at the face of hardship are not likely to be very successful. Patience is also required in personal relationships when [...]

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Do you know any alternative to patience?

August 15th, 2011 @

Patience does not mean waiting and doing nothing. Patience means accepting the things we cannot change, and doing our best to change the things we can, while understanding that the results we want may take some time to come. The source of patience is our faith and our submission to our Lord. Therefore, patience is [...]

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