Visiting Churches with a Covering

This past weekend, I visited a church with my head covered. Since I made my decision to start covering, at a minimum, in church, I haven't dropped my commitment when visiting other churches. But I'll admit that in the beginning, it was very nerve-racking to me to walk into an unfamiliar church with my head…

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Forgiveness–Of Ourselves and Others

Today's post has nothing directly to do with head-covering, but it's on a topic that I think many of us struggle with. How do we forgive people who have hurt us and our loved ones, sometimes deeply and in life-altering ways? And what should we think about the phrase "forgive yourself"? Is this a legitimate…

Is Covering a Calling?

One reason I wanted to start a blog on covering from a Lutheran perspective is that so many head-covering blogs and forums speak of head-covering as a "calling." I reject this term for it because I believe our callings are derived from the objective Word of God and our station in life, not from subjective…