Allah tells us in the Qur'an not to cut off our blood relations. What is the interpretation of the Ayah that commands us not to severe ties of kinship? Who does it refer to? Just parents and siblings? What if one maintains contact with one's parents only through telephone or letters although he is capable of visiting them. Yet, he feels that maintaining a certain distance is healthier to the relationship ?
I have a few questions concerning parents:
1. What right does my Mother have over me?
2. What right do I have over my mother?
3. What do I have the freedom to do (which is Halal or Mubah, Ofcourse) without my Mother having the right to stop me?
4. When does the Father have the final say in a matter?
I love my mother very very very much. She is very over protective, and sometimes I feel like I'm in chains. I know she is doing it out of extreme love for me. How can I tell her that I need a little choice of my own in life.
Can a muslim pray for his non-mulsim mother who has passed away?
My husband and my family do not get along, they are not muslim, although I have invited them many times, nor do they understand Islam. My husband wants to prevent my parents from seeing my children because he feels they have cursed Allah, although they have not done so. Is this allowed?