Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum my dear sister, Thank you for writing to us, and I pray to Allah I can do my best to answer your questions. I am so sorry that you’re going through all these problems with obtaining your dream education. I feel your pain and desperation in your words, and I pray Allah …
Many youth really do not have high expectations and high goals, they settle for mediocrity. They are fine with just being OK or average and they do not set their standards very high.
Is it proper to be rigid and unyielding on everything? Or is it better to be able to adapt to changing circumstances and seek out new options and alternatives? Flexibility is a skill. It allows us to negotiate the middle ground between stubborn resolve on the one hand and indecision on the other. We should be neither obstinate nor wishy-washy.
Why Adam is looking for eternity although he saw no death in the garden? Why he was looking for a kingdom though he has everything in the paradise? It seems strange for him to look for something other than the paradise; however, he forgot the warning of Allah that Iblis is an enemy for him?