Modesty is Humility

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6 Responses to “Modesty is Humility”


  1. 1 Christine November 20, 2008 at 11:03 am

    Wow, very nice! If more churches spoke out like that it would be great.

  2. 3 Paula November 20, 2008 at 2:15 pm

    Very good! I wish this was the norm in the body of Christ.
    Our church has a funny stance on such issues, headcovering included.
    “It is a personal decision, and is NOT to be taught in the setting of the church.
    If you desire to behave in such a “righteous” manner, that is great, but do not do anything else.
    We do not want to devide this church that we have worked so hard to “build”.”
    :o(

  3. 4 Alexander November 21, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    Very interesting, thank you! 🙂

  4. 5 Christine November 21, 2008 at 6:33 pm

    I think lots of church communities have a difficult time with this issue. Much of it is out of fear that they will see a major drop in members. And unfortunately members equals money for the church to survive.

    I think until we change they way we as a society view what is correct in dressing and public appearance we are in a no win situation. If people who are famous or in the public eye started to do it I’m sure others would too.

    I think sometimes how difficult it must be for the Amish because they really go against the grains of society.

  5. 6 purplefigtree November 22, 2008 at 12:15 am

    Coming to realize that our physical attributes are not what make us worthy and wonderful people really is a personal journey. Some of us take longer than others to stop needing positive reactions to our looks to validate ourselves.


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