My journey to embracing modesty would be incomplete without “the step, step, pull down” and Wendy Shalit. I have had three major clothing conversions in my life. The first was when I acknowledged that, although I could get attention from men based on my body, that was not the kind of attention I wanted, so… [Read More]
A Single Gal’s Girl Code
[girl·code] n. the unwritten understanding between girls (If you haven’t already figured out, this one is for the ladies. Sorry gentlemen.) My friend and I’s “Girl Code” from the third grade probably contained the following nuggets of wisdom: Boys have cooties. Stay away from them unless you’ve got your cootie shot. Don’t reveal who-likes-who when sworn… [Read More]
Prada for God? 5 Things Every Woman Should Wear at Mass
You’ve glanced at the Sunday readings. You shuttled all your children and a husband to the minivan. You even remembered to brush your teeth. You made it to Mass before the first reading, so does it *really* matter what you wore? Yes, yes it does. Below, I share why it matters, how it can make… [Read More]
Pure Women – Pure Fashion!
What does PURE mean? Something that is pure is 100% what it is. Meaning, it is made of nothing else but it’s own essence – bottled water is “pure water” when there are no added flavorings, no artificial sweeteners, no contamination – it’s just pure water. Likewise, being a woman who is pure has nothing… [Read More]
To Bikini or Not?
“Moooommmm. WHY do we have to wear a coverup with our swimsuit?” my oldest daughter whined. “Because, sweetheart, it’s what girls do,” I replied. But is it really what girls do? Do girls and women really know how to be modest? Do they know how to feel beautiful without adding sexy into the mix? I’ll be… [Read More]