Going Full-time with Head Covering!

This is the day I am “coming out of the religious nut closet” at work. They’ve suspected it for a long time, I am sure. 😉 I am wearing my ivory eyelet kerchief over a bun and a red and ivory plaid dress with tan suede low heels.

That’s right, I am wearing a head covering to work!  I felt the nudge in my heart to start this week while my boss was out of town. You might think its the wimpy way to go but at least its a start. The rest of the staff can rumor and speculate as much as they like and then fill in my boss when she gets back. Actually, I don’t expect too much heat from everyone else. They tend to be polite about differences like religion (except my boss!)

I will give you a few updates throughout the day if I get some reactions. The internet has been restored at home so I hope to write more substantial posts this week besides the saga of going full-time.

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10 Responses to “Going Full-time with Head Covering!”


  1. 1 MInTheGap August 22, 2007 at 7:42 am

    Hope this goes well for you today. It’s easier to get into something if you take it one step at a time– so I don’t think it’s being a chicken as much as it’s building confidence.

  2. 2 Christine August 22, 2007 at 1:08 pm

    That is terrific! I wish you lots of luck. I use to wear my head cover to and from work when I did work but would take it off in the office. I am sure it would be unaccepted and the way I dressed already made a loud point of being modest.

    I go through phases of wearing my head scarf but it gets more and more each day.

    God Bless,

    Christine

  3. 3 Amy August 22, 2007 at 5:56 pm

    Bless you sister!
    I know the challenge of going “full time” as I am trying to more and more! I tend to take it off when I am around my MIL….Long story!

    I will be praying for you

    Amy

  4. 4 Mary August 22, 2007 at 9:06 pm

    You know I’m not a head-coverer, but that won’t keep me from hoping things went well with you today, and most of all saying that I really admire you for following your convictions. This is a big step, and that you’re willing to go with it is a big sign of your humility and grace. I’m excited to hear how your day went, and what reactions you got.

    My cousin started wearing a head covering (out of the blue) and shocked a lot of people. I loved her reasons for it though…she said it provided a ‘personal check’ to her spirit that she felt she needed in public. It really made sense to me.

    Your covering sounds very pretty btw!

  5. 5 Kelli August 22, 2007 at 9:39 pm

    So far I only cover for church or bible study or if I’m going to an activity that I know there will be prayer. Good for you to cover all the time!

  6. 6 Gemaecca August 23, 2007 at 5:42 am

    Awesome! I wish you the best. I think it will be a wonderful daily reminder for you of your own personal values and aspirations, as it is for me.

    Best of luck! 🙂

  7. 7 mamajuliana August 23, 2007 at 6:35 am

    I pray that all went well for you yesterday! Let us know how you fared…You will be blessed! I’ll be praying for you when your boss returns from vacation!

  8. 8 cbrunette August 23, 2007 at 7:32 am

    Thanks for the encouragement everyone! 😀 The day went wonderfully.

    ~Anna

  9. 9 Pamela August 27, 2008 at 1:48 am

    Congratulations sister! Its been a month and a half for me sicne i started covering full time.. and yes it is a big step! Especially since i was studyign overseas then came back to Australia.. like Mary’s cousin it was ‘out of the blue’! Covering full-time can be hard for some christians to accept as it only talks about covering suring prayer/prophecy! It isn’t always easy.. it is a big step and yes you do get negative reactions (often from those you leqast expect!) At the same time sometimes i feel so joyful, blessed to be covered and often get support even from aetheists (!) who respect and admire that I followed my convictions! best of luck,
    much Grace and Peace to everyone here,
    Pamela


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