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Let's be thankful

Life bestows upon us many burdens, of which some seem unbearable.

A wise Muslim would contemplate upon such burdens as blessings from our Most Merciful Creator.

This life is truly hell for the believer and heaven for the disbeliever (as Prophet Muhammad, may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him, says), but surely our comfort comes from the fact that our next life will be a reflection and a reward for our struggles in this temporary life.
قَالَ يَا مُوسَى إِنِّي اصْطَفَيْتُكَ عَلَى النَّاسِ بِرِسَالَاتِي وَبِكَلَامِي فَخُذْ مَا آَتَيْتُكَ وَكُنْ مِنَ الشَّاكِرِينَ

He (Allah) said: O Moses! I have preferred thee above mankind by My messages and by My speaking (unto thee). So hold that which I have given thee, and be among the thankful. (Qur'an 7: 144)
Like Prophet Moses, let's hold that which Allah has given us and be among the thankful. Let's be content, for we are promised to be amongst the richest of people. Rich in faith (Imaan) rather than temporary pleasures in life. We have many blessings to be thankful for, so let's remember Allah in times of joy and in times of grief.