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The Real Reasons for Dressing Modestly

By Lynnette Sheppard. Reposted with permission from There has been a lot of hype in the media lately about leggings, yoga pants, and modesty. The controversy is thick, and reading about it has led me to reflect on what I want my kids, especially my girls, to understand about modesty. First, you must understand that I am a big proponent of modesty. While I do think that the way in which one dresses has an impact on other people, and I surely do not want my daughters to dress scantily, I also want them to understand the real reasons why modesty is important. (Hint…it does not have to do with men controlling their thoughts…) Sometimes I worry about the trends that I see in our society these days. You...

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