05 Aug 2010
Everywhere good Christian men go, women are unbelievably UN-helpful. Flaunting. Revealing. Immodest. Out in the world, we wouldn’t really expect anything else, but when it’s women in the Church, that’s a different story. So, in honor of awesome guys everywhere, I would like to present my Top Ten Reasons Why Modesty Gets a Yawn in hopes that all of us ladies can wake up, start being “teachers of good things” and consider how to provoke other women to love their brothers!...read more
20 Jul 2010
Wow, I was quoted in Business World!!! Thanks to GS for sending me this link!
Capital View — By Mercedes B. Suleik
Fashion and Style vs. Modesty
To be fashionable, does one have to be immodest? Does being attractive mean that a woman should arouse the prurient attention of man? Do fathers and mothers want their daughters to be objects of lust? Their sons to be salivating brutes?
These days, it would seem, there is an overwhelming tendency to flaunt and exhibit a woman’s body…and yes, for that matter a man’s as well. We see this in magazines, print advertisements, … Read the rest...read more
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05 Jul 2010
One young lady’s journey of the heart toward modesty. Heartfelt, genuine, and humble!
Jennifer touches on a number of thoughts that I think we all go through…rebellion, “brother’s keeper”, gossip and judging others for what they wear, as well as the most important issue—having a modest heart and soul. Kudos to Jennifer for her heartfelt wisdom!
In the midst of all this can come a judgment in the hearts of women looking at each other. “Can you believe so and so showed up in jeans today?” “How legalistic to think you shouldn’t wear shorts on a hot day like … Read the rest...read more
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02 Jul 2010
Modesty isn’t just about the clothing we wear, but our interior disposition as well. What is our intent? Why do we balk about dressing in a more dignified manner?
Here’s a portion of Part 1 of “Modesty–A Journey of the Heart” by Jennifer Allen:
The clothing you wear can be modest , appropriate, and tasteful, or it can be a temptation, embarrassing, uncomfortable, a distraction, grievous to the spirit, and offensive. Which way would you like to dress?
Modesty, or the lack of it, is a daily part of your life, though you may have not stopped to think about. … Read the rest...read more
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