Modesty

We Defeat the Devil with Boldness and Modesty

A tall, grey building stands against a grey sky, smoke and spire alike reaching towards Heaven. Thousands of ornate details confess a Gothic ancestry, this sacred place a child of stone born by the toil of generations. The face of the church remains stoic as her stained glass windows burst in the heat, hundreds of …

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Modesty of Dress and the Love of God: An Effective Way to Defend the Family

“I love vulgarity. Good taste is death, vulgarity is life.” These words by English fashion designer Mary Quant, who took credit for inventing the miniskirt and hot pants, reveal one of the most important, though rarely pointed out, aspects of the “fashion revolution” that started in the sixties: vulgarity.1 Indeed, fashions have increasingly tended toward …

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Why Pre-Ripped Jeans and Dirtied Sneakers Are Cause for Distress

There used to be a time when fashion produced clothes that brought out the very best in people. The idea was to adorn the person modestly and tastefully. There was an effort to appear elegant, clean and attractive. The danger of fashion was always overstatement and vanity. Times have changed. Fashions have descended to new …

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