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Sworn Into Secrecy

One sunny day early in the semester, I found myself studying in my dorm room, alone. Glancing out the window to see such nice weather and people milling around the campus, I decided to take my work outside to soak up some sun and conversation. 551 more words

I like your..

If you asked me to describe my best friend so you could pick her out in a crowd, I’d tell you that she’s five foot six or seven and has curly, brown hair in a ponytail and a perpetual smile. 513 more words

Healing My Relationship With Wigs

Two weeks ago, I got a package in the mail that I had been anxiously awaiting.  I took a deep breath before unwrapping it, nervous, hopeful.   843 more words


Head covering 

I want to tell you, why I started covering my hair as a Christian.

It wasn’t a decision made in about a few days or some weeks, actually I thought about covering my hair a long time ago. 1,725 more words


The muslim headscarf comes from Judaism: Striking Similarities Between Muslims And Jews You Never Realized

                                                             A jew and a muslim

Many think that the female muslim headscarf, the hijab, is something originally muslim. Actually, just like many other things in Islam, it is borrowed from Judaism. 384 more words



Many years ago, not long past the very beginning of my Druidry journey, I saw a priestess at work. Prior to a ritual of passing, she sat at a riverside, shawl draped over her head. 335 more words


Wearing a tichel with kids watching

I had a meeting with the Rabbi pretty early on and we were discussing all the various paths to conversion. When I told him there was no way we would be Kosher, he told me that I wouldn’t know until I tried. 612 more words