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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Reactions of Others

Maybe you want to cover your hair but wonder how others may react. Though I address the root problem of that fear in this post (and admit that I do still struggle at times to balance how others will perceive me with my preferences), I think it is unavoidable for all but the strongest personalities…

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…

Reflections on a Year of Head-covering

It has now been a year since I began covering my hair during prayer, Bible study, and worship (and whenever else I choose). In twelve months, I have come a long way from those self-conscious first bandana-wearing days. In this post, I’d like to reflect on my experiences, the things I’ve learned, and my goals…