I’ve been thinking about this since it happened-this past February 1. It’s taken me a while to process, because I have lovely Muslim friends I have every reason to respect. But what February 1 was two weeks ago is larger than it was a year ago, and it will be smaller than what next year makes it. Because of this, I’m ready to share my thoughts.
The Muslim woman's veil is not meant to marginalize or stir fear. Essentially, a Muslim woman veils to communicate her modest practices and her desire to please God and honor community. Christ followers who can relate to these core values enjoy loving friendships with wonderful Muslim women because they are able to help seekers find Truth.