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What is Modesty?

Dressing modestly is the act of revealing to the world what is happening within. It is a way of saying without words what resides deep within your heart.

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5 Things Modesty is Not

Knowing the definition of a word is helpful but sometimes knowing what a word is not is even more insightful. Like knowing that the microwave is for warming up your lunch is good but knowing that it is not for foil-wrapped meals is extremely important. Ultimately, knowing what something is not can bring even more clarity to a subject.  So before we get into what modesty is let’s talk about what it is not. Modesty is not… The same for everybody.  There are a lot of factors that need to be considered when planning to dress modestly.  The culture that you live in and the faith that you practice plays a major part. Then add in that we are physically...

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3 Things I tell myself when I don’t care what I wear…

Well, let me start off by being honest.  I love fashion and putting together a bomb outfit. But there are times (more frequently than I’d like to admit) that it just seems like too much work.  Some days I just want to not care about what I wear and I look like it too.  To be clear, I’m not talking about being comfortable here. I’m not talking about laziness. But the feeling that taking a moment to be intentional about what I’m wearing is just too hard.  The truth is it really isn’t any harder to put on something that looks good than it is to put on something that doesn’t.  I still have to put on the pants one...

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Does God Care What I Wear?

When I brush my hair, the Lord knows how many hairs I brushed out and tossed in the trash. If he is that detailed with my hair, then of course he cares how I cover the bodily temple that he made in his image.  The realization that God does care what I wear is the beginning of Modern Modesty.

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What is Pure Gazelle???

Who is Jodi-Gaye? What qualifications do I have to speak on modesty and fashion?Pure Gazelle is the answer to my struggle between my desire to be fashionable and to please God in every way. 

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