Reflections Reading: Seeking Help at Times of Difficulty via @TheIsmaili (Canada)

“Most certainly We shall test you all, so that We might mark out those of you who strive hard and are patient in adversity…” Holy Qur’an (47:31)

Seeking Help at Times of Difficulty

In our regular daily lives, each of us faces a variety of difficulties. However, in these extraordinary and uncertain times, many of us are feeling heightened anxiety, stress, isolation, ill health, and perhaps a sense of helplessness.

The Alid Shi’a tradition, to which the Ismailis belong, is rooted in the complementarity between intellect and faith. In such times, we should be wise and rigorously follow the guidance and recommendations of governments, health care practitioners, and scientists to keep ourselves and others safe and healthy. At the same time, believers of all faiths also seek hope and courage by drawing on their faith.

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