As women, we naturally want to be beautiful. We want clear complexions and shiny hair; trim figures and feminine curves. None of that is bad. It’s not bad to want to look nice. But what happens when our desire to look nice turns into a hunger to attract? We want to be beautiful, but what is beauty? Is it found in our power to attract a man and hold him captive through lust? At what point might our thirst for outer beauty interfere with our ability to cultivate inner beauty? Continue reading
Are pants permissible for Christian women to wear? You may be surprised by my opinion. To start out with, here’s what one Christian female author has to say about it: Continue reading
I’ve only been blogging for about two years, but I feel that I’ve grown in that time. There are several ways I think it has helped me, and several ways I think it has threatened me, in a sense. Continue reading
In the picture recently taken above, I am wearing a skirt that I bought at Walmart for $5.00. Great buy, right? Well, in the moist climate at the seaside where we took a trip this fall, the skirt was fine. But, back here in dry Arizona, that skirt tends to have a lot of static cling! Continue reading
What is the hardest thing about being skirts and dresses only? Well, it isn’t the length or bulk of the material; it isn’t the lady-like drape of the fabric; it isn’t the added coverage of one’s figure and amplification of one’s femininity: it’s the ridicule and the loneliness. Continue reading
The following was submitted by a reader who’s been wearing skirts-and-dresses-only for the past twelve years! Here are some things she’s learned from her experiences: Continue reading
After posting about the incident of one lady who criticized my appearance, another situation came to mind. Except that in this story, it was I who criticized someone else. Continue reading
There is sometimes a point at which conviction experiences a crisis.
We question our motives, doubt our sensibility to God’s Spirit, and mistrust our ability to understand God’s word. Discouragement sets in. And then, sometimes, depression.
This has happened to me more than once. With me, it hasn’t been a “point”–a single moment I can put a pin in–but rather, a blur of ups and downs. Though not yet completely past the crisis, I have learned some coping skills. That’s what this post is about: coping with those devilishly persistent doubts that assail us when we’re at our lowest, when we ask ourselves, “Why am I the only one doing this?” Continue reading
I have been dresses and skirts only since the Spring of 2012. That means I’ve been doing this for four years, as of now.
The inspiration to begin this path Continue reading
If you’re wondering, “Why would anyone want to be skirts and dresses only?” the above are some of my posts on the subject; go ahead and check them out.
For starters, here’s a quick list of my reasons: Continue reading