Getting the Best; Expecting the Worst

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...
Looks: Hijab and the Unpopularity of Modesty Pt. II

Looks: Hijab and the Unpopularity of Modesty Pt. II

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...
Could Hijab Make a Better Christian?

Could Hijab Make a Better Christian?

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...
Can’t Get Enough: More Random hijab!

Can’t Get Enough: More Random hijab!

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...
Hijab: more random thoughts

Hijab: more random thoughts

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...
Hijab: Could Modesty be Sexy?

Hijab: Could Modesty be Sexy?

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...