When I was a little kid the oldest old ladies wore hats to church every Sunday. I liked that. I wanted to grow up and wear pretty hats too. A hat to match every outfit. I definitely did not associate their "headcovering" with submission. It was fashion.
And there lies my problem with headcovering. I think Amish/Mennonite prayer caps are adorable. I'd
Obviously my heart nor head is in the "right place" on this headcovering issue. I can't get passed the aesthetic feelings. And besides that, my husband would think I'm loony.
My headcovering is this: a knit stocking cap. It is 7 degrees below zero on my thermometer. At my age practicality trumps fashion.
Last thought -- we should not be looking in the mirror for holiness. It isn't in long hair, dresses or headcoverings.
We should look to the cross on Golgatha.
...There is only one who is good....
Have a blessed day.