Dating confused about career path
At this point, it becomes the biggest test of your life as it is something that you have invested much money and time in and for people of weaker Iman, it becomes almost impossible to go back on your actions.
How is it possible to benefit the Ummah through a career which is plainly haram? Hence, the importance of keeping the career halal at all times.
Indeed earning a halal income based on our own efforts is encouraged by the prophet .
Abu Hurairah said: “The Messenger of Allah said: ‘if one of you were to carry a bundle of firewood on his back and sell it, that would be better than asking a man who may or may not give him something.”‘ [Sunan an-Nasa’i] So how exactly do we choose a career from an Islamic perspective and a path that will benefit the Ummah?
Carving a career path is not about choosing something that is popular, one that everyone else seems to be doing or one that gives you the highest financial returns.Below are some pointers that will help us to at least start thinking along the right lines and get the ball rolling in the way of Allah and His creation.While choosing a career, it is important that we follow our strengths.The importance of seeking the pleasure of Allah cannot be emphasized enough.
While choosing a career path, always keep in mind that our aim is to gain the pleasure of Allah .
Hence, we should choose a path which will enable us to remain steadfast on the teachings of Islam as detailed in the Qur’an or hadith and ones which will not only enable benefit of the Ummah but you as an individual will also gain the reward for the good deeds.