This beautiful quote is from 'tmc''s blogpost Monotonicity in the blog- Rumination.
"Sometimes when things go wrong-when the engines not working- the boat has no option but to sail with the wind and the waves. Whichever way the wind blows- there it sails. Whatever conditions Allah puts us in, there we will be. Sometimes we arent able to change the situation, but we can change how we react towards it."
And this, I think, is the ultimate truth..the helplessness of man...the need for a total submission to God arises coz u see... there'z no other go...