Once a great teacher sat with his students.
One who had been suffering with a certain situation for some time asked what he should do to overcome it. The teacher answered, "Do nothing. Just sit with it a little longer." But the student couldn't wait anymore, so he left the teacher and the practice he was following, never to return.
The teacher shed a tear and said to those who remained, "had he made it through this last test, he would have been enlightened. Had he lasted a few more moments, everything would have changed."
We can never know what's around the next corner.