You should have actually said this to Shaikh Muadh Khan instead of me. It'd be good to read Shaikh Muadh Khan's response.
Sheik ul Hadith (rh) puts it simple, the company of the pious is beneficial, good and needed but rely on Allah ta'ala alone. Plain and simple.
InshaAllah if possible later I'll post something related to this from Maulana Ilyasji (rh).