“This week specifically I’m wearing it because my boss is out traveling but if I could wear it on daily basis I would. I feel sorry for all the hijabis that go through discrimination or ignorance saying that evoluted women shouldn’t wear it, or that it is a submissive garment. Now I understand completely why hijabis say Hijab is my crown.”

I’m a Catholic Colombian woman. Here in my country, the Muslim community is quite small but during my chilhood years I was exposed to their culture and religion without thinking much. I consider myself a citizen of the world and my daily goals are related to achieving more knowledge about the world and the people. I’m raising my children in a environment free of judgemental thoughts, without genders, religion, political affiliation or geographic boundaries. I tried a hijab first because I wanted to take a picture for my boyfriend. Before I was checking online tutorials and the history behind it. The very same day I wore the hijab something made complete sense about it. For me, wearing a hijab is a spiritual connection, is a direct way to communicate with my inner self leaving the material things behind. Is me exposed the way I want to be exposed. People look into my eyes when I talk to them and I feel protected. My communication with God is getting better. This week specifically I’m wearing it because my boss is out travelling but if I could wear it on daily basis I would. I feel sorry for all the hijabis that go through discrimination or ignorance saying that evoluted women shouldn’t wear it, or that it is a submissive garment. Now I understand completely why hijabis say Hijab is my crown.

2 comments to “This week specifically I’m wearing it because my boss is out traveling but if I could wear it on daily basis I would. I feel sorry for all the hijabis that go through discrimination or ignorance saying that evoluted women shouldn’t wear it, or that it is a submissive garment. Now I understand completely why hijabis say Hijab is my crown.”

  • Haifa  says:

    Lovely! Theres so many ways to wear your hijab, trust me theirs girls at my High school with the hijab and boys crush on them :3 They can be more preety than girls with crappy hair every morning,

  • Pani  says:

    That is a wonderful story. I’m glad that you have incorporated hijab into your life. I grew up in Iran but am attending college in USA. This is a big culture change for me. I have a roomate. She is non-Muslim, but very nice. We have been open minded and learn from each other.

    My roommate is of the Catholic Christian faith like you are. I was very surprised that she covers her head with a lace veil when she prays. She says it’s called a mantilla. I hoped that she would wear it to class so I wasn’t the only one with a headcovering on there, but she keeps her faith more private than I do.

    One day after her having asked questions about hijab she surprised me by asking if she could try one of mine on! I have never been asked this before. It was fun to put it on her and further teach her how it is worn. She looked great in it, but I figured she would only wear for a short time. I was proud she tried for 2-3 hours.

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