Hair of Women
At this writing, my hair is close to a hand's breath above my
waist. It has been some variation of long mostly since being a
teen, out of preference.
Though, after having read an old book on the thoughts and
beliefs that originated around a woman's hair, with much name
calling toward the female gender, I did thorough research of
scripture in reference to hair.
Having discovered sheep verses goats being symbolic of types of
people, I traced to find a definition of their hair as being the
offspring seed of each.
Paul referred to himself as a type of father. Without going
into the various symbolic definitions of the term 'woman', even
as we perceive it to mean today, some are mothers by having
But, even those without children, who teach children in Sunday
School, take on a partial role of motherhood.
Though, greater yet is when we take upon a spiritual nurturing
role to spiritual babes. The offspring of a woman's spiritual
seed would bring much more glory than the appearance of her
On rare occasion, God allows me to see a small glimpse of His
glory rising in people who've been blessed through my
ministries. And, my heart glows to see such beauty, a bit of God
blossoming in each one of them. However, only God can count the
number of hairs ~ the number of times that seed has been
These are conclusions God led me to, giving me much peace.
But, if literal hair is, in any way, a testimony for which we
can minister to those who believe as tradition, let God be
"Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting
the hair, and of wearing of gold,
or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the
heart, in that which is not corruptible,
even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the
sight of God of great price."
1 Peter 3:3-4