Monday, June 14, 2010

Modesty's the Policy

Samantha over at “Simple Delights” is hosting a “Modest Fashion Week” starting today, & I’ll be participating. I encourage you to go visit (click the link in my sidebar) – it’s not too late to enter!

Did you know that we girls have a great say over guys’ purity? “How?” you may ask. Just look down at what you’re wearing! How we dress effects guys greatly – that seems to be how they were wired-up. If a girl dresses immodestly, she can be affecting males all around…Christian brothers included…whomever she comes in contact with is at risk for lustful thoughts, which Jesus says is equal to adultery…an adultery of the heart & mind. In Matthew 5:27-28 (NCV), Jesus says, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You must not be guilty of adultery.’ But I tell you that if anyone looks at a woman & wants to sin sexually with her, in his mind he has already done that sin with the woman.” Exposing yourself through clothing that is revealing, too tight, etc. can cause your brother to stumble. Why, as a Daughter of the King, would you want to be a part of that sinful equation? Sometimes the worldly logic tells us, “Hey, some guys are gonna lust after girls no matter what we’re wearing. Why change the way we look?” or even “That’s just what guys like. If we don’t dress that way we’ll lose the attention we’ve come to like.” Here’s what the Bible says, “Never do anything that might hurt others – Jews, Greeks, or God’s church… I am not trying to do what is good for me but what is good for most people so they can be saved.” (1 Corinthians 10:32-33 NCV). Some may even argue that it’s just too hard to find modest clothing these days, but I find that to be a very poor excuse. Where there’s a will there’s a way…I’ll be posting tips for a modest & cute summer coming up in the next few days. So, I encourage each of you to dress modestly, remembering that your body is a holy temple of God. And, since it is Purity & Romance month, all my outfits this week will have a romantic flair. Yes, even romantic can be modest!

Love Always,

P.S.: I want to applaud my sisters in Christ who are already making God-pleasing wardrobe choices! You girls are uber-fabulous! Hope I didn’t come on too strong with this post – I’m not taking back any of my stance, but I hope I didn’t sound too, I don’t know… I don't want to drive anyone away...with the truth.


  1. A big AMEN to that.Thanks for being bold in your stance.I too am promoting modest dress for women. Keep up the stand for purity.

  2. Ablsolutely agree all the way! Really nice way of saying the truth, too.


  3. I completely agree! It's so nice to know another person that dresses modestly. Yet fashionably. :)


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