Patience is a must, my son!

In his advice, Shaykh Adabali – the famous scholar and teacher of Osman Bey, the founder of the Ottoman Empire – says “Patience is a must, my son. You cannot arrive at your destination without patience. You cannot reach Mount Qaf without patience.” Yes, you cannot get anywhere without patience. You cannot work without patience. You cannot obtain knowledge without patience either. Impatience and intolerance in a family break the peace that has been established. If the master of a workplace is impatient, he cannot do a good job. If…

Read More

Patience in Three Ways…

There are times when we feel ourselves weak, helpless and desperate. It happens for a reason. Sometimes our loved ones pass away, sometimes we lose our health. In one way or another, life reminds us that it, itself, is a hard path of examination. And in this long path the only way to get through the hardships, the key word and solution is “Patience.” In a detailed definition patience means “the power of suffering with fortitude, uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.”…

Read More