The freedom of choice of those who wish to get married should not preclude the influence and consent of the parents/guardians nor should the parents/guardians ignore the wishes and consent of the would be spouses.
The Prophet (pbuh) said: “He who performs Hajj and does not speak obscenely or commit evil then he returns just as the day his mother gave birth to him” (Narrated by Bukhaari, Ahmed, Nasai and Ibn Majah from Abu Hurairah).
Interestingly, this Certainty is at variance with the Materialists’ “popular” notion that death is an eternal sleep and, for that reason, we need to seriously ponder on the wisdom of such “eternal sleep” death, just for once.
Be Partners in the Decision Making Process. Follow the principle of ‘Shura,” and make decisions as a family. There will be much more harmony in the family when decisions are not imposed and everyone feels that they had some part in making them.
Truly, requesting the occult Power of evil spirits or the spirits of the dead to help one find solutions to one’s problems is an absolute deviation from the acceptable standards of Piety. Such association with the devils is undoubtedly pagan.
Obviously, there is no distinct reason why Moses’ Divine Sacrifice should be mistaken for Ancestral or “neo-Ancestral” Sacrifice. His was expedient in that it was applicable just in that particular circumstance.
It is true that the decision of some renowned occultists to refer to Allah’s Messengers as magicians demonstrates a remarkable lapse of judgment. This is for the obvious reason that such assertion only shows lack of a clear-sighted vision of the distinction between good and evil.
Once again, let’s not forget that invocation is Worship. Therefore, requesting or using the power of the “Holy Ghost” or the devils to aid one in casting out evil spirits or in healing patients is False Worship.
“Allah has promised to the believers, men and women, gardens under which rivers flow, to dwell therein, and beautiful mansions in gardens of everlasting bliss.”Qur’an 9:72
This clearly indicates that Jesus Christ was not in collusion with the prince of demons, Beelzebub, as his enemies alleged. The Messiah said, “You say that I drive out demons because Beelzebul gives me the power to do so. Well, then who gives your followers the power to drive them out? What your own followers do proves that you are wrong!