There are about 8 days left in my hijab journey, and I'm very happy about the experience. I'm glad I had a chance to walk in someone else's shoes, I'm glad to have new revelation about humility, modesty and grace. One of the things that is amazing about this experience is that it has renewed … Continue reading Getting the Best; Expecting the Worst
Have you ever bitten into a fruit to find it was under or overripe? Try to recall the experience with me. The expectation of something delicious and sweet, instead ending up with the bitterness of under ripe fruit or the mushy messy overripe fruit. What was it that attracted you to that particular piece in … Continue reading Looks: Hijab and the Unpopularity of Modesty Pt. II
My husband and I had dinner with our friends a few weeks ago. They're Catholic, we are Protestant; however my Mother's family is Catholic, and I was baptized Catholic so I believe that makes me a hybrid ( a Cathlipro? A pro catholic? A Catholic under protest? Anyway . . .). Anyway, we were discussing the … Continue reading Could Hijab Make a Better Christian?
There is no telling what thoughts will float through your mind in the course of a day. Of course with me, my thoughts trend a little more towards the random. I've come to be at peace with it. Which reminds me! A lot of you have reached out on Facebook, on Twitter, in the comments … Continue reading Can’t Get Enough: More Random hijab!
1. "I hugged someone in church and it started to slip, tried to fix it, but too late. I look like I'm melting" 2. "Baby hairs. Will not cooperate." 3. "Must all the scarves be in the wash at once?" 4. "I'm stuck in the snow, great. So now instead of just glaring, I can … Continue reading Hijab: more random thoughts
Girls walk down the street every day in various states of undress; apparently naked is the new black. Women somewhere along the line have gotten the idea that in order to be alluring, you have to show off all your offerings before anyone knows your name. I prefer to give it a little more mystery … Continue reading Hijab: Could Modesty be Sexy?
This is going even better than I thought it would! Random thoughts on wearing hijab, or anything else for that matter, are a lot of fun to share. Wearing the hijab, however was not a random decision. For more information about the whys and wherefores of me wearing this, just take a look in … Continue reading Random: another ten thoughts on hijab
Sometimes I think I have heard it all, then I get to the Internet for the day. I've got to say that the Internet has the capacity to bring out the best or worst in people; anonymity makes one brave. From the safety of your living room you can say something with a few clicks … Continue reading Paradoxx: Attacking Logical Women
The Hijab really brings out the reactions in people. Two people I love and trust today asked me if I was aware that I could be shot for wearing it... of course my answer was yes, but I could see they weren't satisfied with it. They wanted to know why I would risk myself for … Continue reading Hijab Pt II: Does it come bulletproof?
Ok, so like any life change, getting accustomed to wearing the hijab presents its own scenarios and challenges. Here are some of the thoughts that have been floating through my mind so far. If you're wondering what's up with the hijab and why I'm wearing it, go here. 1. "Darn, I gotta go outside. Where … Continue reading 10 Random hijab thoughts