Al-Halim (The Most Serene)
-Root word: h-l-m which means lenient, forgiving, calm
-Allah is calm and deliberate in that he is not hasty to punish and if punishment is given, it is completely perfect and reasoned
-This gives us to opportunity to be kind and gracious and patient
-Allah is so patient that He made us and puts up with us and still helps us. It arises from a sense of deep serenity, lenience, and calm deliberation.
As-Sabur (The Most Patient)
-Root word: s-b-r which means to be patient especially in trial and to be steadfast and bear the travesties calmly and with self-control
-To be able to fully submit to Allah, one must be patient because patient arises through self-restraint and enduring without complaint which makes one gracious and thoughtful.