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Parenting

  1. It also is the duty of parents that they attach children to the mosque; have them participate in the activities of auxiliaries. Here, I will also advise the auxiliaries and the system of the Jama’at; rather, to auxiliaries in particular, because they have to take care of the members of the auxiliary. (May 20, 2016).
  2. Khuddam have to take care of Khuddam. Lajna have to take care of Lajna. It is especially necessary to take care of Atfal and young Khuddam. It is necessary to take care of Nasirat and young Lajna. This is a great responsibility of auxiliaries that they attach them strongly with the Jama’at. Khuddam make teams of such Khuddam who attach Khuddam of diverse attitudes with them. But, most of the complaints are from young girls. They join the organization of Lajna after they are 15 years old. It is the same organization with elderly women. The attitude they, and especially the office-bearers, have towards the girls does not push the girls away from faith. They do not distance them from the programs of Majlis. Thus, the office-bearers keep their attitudes such that they attach the young ones to faith with love, attach them to mosque, attach them to their Majlis, attach them with Jama’at. Otherwise, Satan is on the lookout for the ones who are weak, ones who have a complaint against an office-bearer, to attack and bring them into his clutches. (May 20, 2016).
  3. Hazrat Khalifatul Masih said he has previously drawn attention as well to the fact that other countries with large Jama’ats should also work on the lines on which organised work is done in Canada for Waqf-e-Jadid for Atfal. Huzoor explained that while there is Waqf-e-Jadid for Atfal, there is no separate department for Atfal in Tehrik-e-Jadid. (January 8, 2016).
  4. There are mosques with young missionaries who are themselves keen on sports and attract youngsters. This has resulted positively in youngsters coming to mosques at least twice daily for salat and mosques are filled. It is, therefore, wrong to criticize that halls adjacent to mosques provide sports facilities and gather youngsters, or that food is served at functions in the mosques and attracts people and that is why people come to offer Salat. It is also clear from the practice of the Promised Messiah (as) that this can take place and there is nothing wrong in it. (September 18, 2015).
  5. These days children are informed of certain immoralities in schools in the name of education. Our nizam needs to actively inform children and youngsters of the reality. Parents need to be mindful of their own condition and educate themselves about the harms of the information which is given to children in the name of education in schools … Parental models and surrounding models are mostly bad, rather than good. Thus, missionaries, officeholders of auxiliary organizations and parents, all have to make joint effort to arrange for correct information, as opposed to incorrect information, to be disseminated. We cannot stop the way things are done in schools and we cannot interfere. However, by identifying to our children what is foul and immoral, we can take them in confidence and show them our own good role models and save them from the effect of the environment. May God enable all of us to perform our obligations in a good manner! (January 24, 2014).
  6. The missionaries, murabbis and officeholders do not discuss these things [what to do and what not to do, etc.] in a manner that they need to be presented and, as a consequence, questions arise in the minds of some – but they do not ask these questions. This is especially the case with the youth. They feel that the people or their elders or parents or the officeholders will consider their asking these questions to be something bad, or they will become involved in some difficulty as a result. The fact of the matter should, of course, have been that they should have had such relationships as would have permitted them to ask these questions of their missionaries or the officeholders of the Jama’at, or at the least the officeholders of their auxiliary organizations. (August 16, 2013).