Definition of Sabr (Patience)



Ya Allah reward us with your kindness and give us the strength to have maintain Sabr. Ameen Here are some reminders, please read with patience, apply & follow with understanding. May Allah give you better reward in this world and Hereafter.

Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal: "For everything there is a blessing; the blessing of the hearts is being pleased with Allah, the Almighty, the All-Powerful." (Manaqib Al-Imam Ahmad by ibn al-Jawzi, pp. 276)
"The person who makes fun of others is oftentimes worse than them. To make fun of people only springs from a heart that is full of bad characters." (Taysir-ul-Karim, p. 801)

"Religion is in its entirety good character, so the one who exceeds you in character, has exceeded you in religion." ? Ibn al-Qayyim
Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal:"People need knowledge more than they need food and drink, because they need food and drink once or twice a day, but they need knowledge with every breath they take." (Miftaah Daar al-Sa?aadah 1/65-66)

If a heart becomes attached to other than Allah, Allah makes him dependent on what he is attached to & he will be betrayed by it." (Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah )
?If a friend among your friends errs, make seventy excuses for them. If your hearts are unable to do this, then know that the shortcoming is in your own selves.? *(Imam Bayhaqi, Shu`ab al-Iman, 7/522)

"If you want to do something good, then do not put it off until tomorrow; if you are doing something pertaining to the Hereafter, then continue as long as you can; if you are praying and the Shaytaan tells you that you are showing off (by making it long), then make it longer." (Az-Zuhd by Ibn al-Mubaarak, p. 12)
"When backbiting appears, brotherhood for Allah will disappear; and at that time you will be like things plated with gold and silver: wooden on the inside, [merely] looking good on the outside." (Abû Nu?aym, Hilyah Al-Awliyâ`, Vol. 3 p395.)

"Make your grave your treasury, which you fill with as much good works as you can. When you end up in it, you will surely be pleased with what it has kept for you." (Az-Zuhd, by al-Baihaqi, p. 229)