AR-RAQIB: The All-Observing

AR-RAQIB (الرقيب) The All-Observing, The All-Observant, The Observer, The Ever-Watchful, The All-Watchful, The Watcher, The Guardian, The Witness Arabic root From the root (ر ق ب) which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to look, watch, be vigilant; to expect, anticipate, await; to keep an eye on, detect, observe; to be mindful of; to be […]

5 Questions About Islam & Other Things

Written by Theresa Corbin From the time I started blogging, I have always welcomed questions about Islam, Muslims, or really anything. I was naive. After spending years wading through horrifying emails and comments on this blog and other places, I have realized that many people are not looking for answers to their questions. They may […]

Hijab Promotes Inner Beauty

Wearing the hijab comes with a heavy responsibility. Not only are we, as women and mothers, the role models for our children, but we represent our families, our communities and our religion. When people look at a Muslim woman the first thing they see is her scarf. Someone who knows nothing about Islam is likely […]