17 February 2013

What I Wore Sunday {4}

Happy first Sunday of Lent! Our pastor had a wonderful homily today, connecting Lent to not only the 40 days of Christ's trials in the wilderness but also to other 40s: Noah on the ark (40 days), the Israelites in the desert (40 years), and human gestation (40 weeks). I'd never thought of that before! It made sense, though, as Father showed how each of those times, like Lent, is a period of preparation which brings suffering--not pointless suffering, but suffering that leads to and prepares for something joyful. The recreated world after the flood. The promised land "flowing with milk and honey." The precious life of a new child.

In honor of Lent, I planned to wear purple today... Then we slept through the alarm and woke up with 15 minutes to get out the door, but Little Bear was still sleeping and I didn't want to wake him by turning a light on, so I just kind of threw on whatever came to hand and hoped that it matched.

Sweater: thrifted
Skirt: thrifted, or a hand-me-down?
Boots: Sears (their super winter clearance is still going on! Lucky for me, since I needed bigger/non-heeled boots to accommodate my broken toe.)
Haircut: by my amazing husband!

Have a fabulous Sunday, and don't forget to go see the other ladies and gents linking up with Fine Linen and Purple today!


  1. What a cute skirt! And I can't believe that your husband did your hair, wow!

  2. I've let my husband trim up my hair, but never a full cut. Lucky lady! Favorite part: Buttons down the front of the skirt.

  3. LOVE the color and fit of that skirt. LOVE! As for the haircut...cute...very cute.