I knew this was coming…

I received my first Nun comment last Friday. šŸ˜€

To be charitable, the lady was from the Caribbean and politely asked if I were a Nun. Maybe this is her only experience of religious wear.

I was so caught off guard that I simply replied, “No, I am not.” She let it go.

As we are getting to know the folks at our new church (been attending for over 3 months now, I’m slowly learning about their impressions of my head covering. One gentleman asked me if I came from a Mennonite background. (Which is what some other people thought, too.) He was very surprised to hear that I grew up in a Charismatic non-denominational church! He spoke glowingly to another couple last night at a Bible study about my decision to adopt the HC as a spiritual discipline. Awww…shucks…

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2 Responses to “I knew this was coming…”


  1. 1 Kelli September 10, 2007 at 2:36 pm

    Awesome, glad the comment was positive. I actually got my first question about my head covering yesterday too. The gentleman attends my church and wanted to know what my church backgroud was. I told him and he said he came from a church where all the women wore covers and he said he thinks the hair is the cover. I replied that I know it can be quite a discussion, but told him that it was a personal growth thing with me, and it helps me in my walk, and my husband said he didn’t mind if I wore a cover to church only, he doens’t want me wearing it all the time. I also told him that I’m trying to mind my behavior and if I cover than I may be less likely to do something that would be negative, I used the example of maybe not goign to an R rated movie. He got a smile and I think liked my point. I didn’t mind being questioned, it made me stand up for what I believe and I actually enjoyed the conversation. Of course the brother in question was also polite. Keep up the good covers Anna. I’m encouraged by you!

  2. 2 Lori September 17, 2007 at 2:02 pm

    I found your site by ‘accident’ while searching for head covering info. This is a new step for me and my daughters but we are committed to obeying the scriptures. Does anyone have any instructions for knitting or crocheting the hair/net or snood type covering? We saw some this weekend on some ladies and my daughter would like to crochet some, but can’t find a pattern anywhere. Anyone know how? Thanks so much! I’m glad to find your site!


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