Any trip through the mall and you see way more skin than you ever wanted to see. Even thought its cold outside, many girls are sporting skinny jeans and tight shirts that leave nothing to the imagination. My heart hurts for these girls who have no clue about what message they are sending (or maybe they do and that breaks my heart even more).
Many of you
know that I teach biblically based courses to high school students during the
school day for elective credit. This semester I’ve been teaching a course
called Dating and Marriage. It’s a great class – one of my favorites to teach
due to student interest. Last week, we had a group of college students from
Mission Georgia come and share.
young ladies shared with the high school girls about modesty, I couldn’t help
wishing that all teenage girls could hear this talk. They talked about the
importance of modesty and they gave some practical tools for making sure that
your clothes are modest. I want to share
a couple of those here.
1. Make an L-shape with your right hand. Touch
your index finger to your chin. The top of your shirt should not be lower than
2. Stretch as high as you can and then bend over
and touch your toes. If you feel a draft, your either your shirt is too short
or your pants are too low.
less about dress and more about character and self-respect. We need to teach
young girls these qualities from a young age so that dressing modest is a
non-issue when they are older.
I want to
leave you with a video clip on modesty that I think is hysterical. Enjoy!