Alicia Keys Says No More To Makeup - Embraces Natural Beauty
Alicia Keys Says No More...
The choice to embrace her natural beauty began earlier this summer, when she penned an essay about her choice to stop wearing makeup. Since then, she's faced cameras, high profile events,...
Martin Luther King Jr in 5 Minutes
Martin Luther King Jr in...
He was born Michael Luther King Jr but had his name changed to Martin later in life. His grandfather and Father were Pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The family legacy served there since 1914 and from 1916 until he death Martin Luther King Jr acted as co-pastor alongside his father.
Having a Modest Lifestyle in a Modern World (Guest Post)
Having a Modest Lifestyl...
It seems that society has no concept of either definition of modesty! In the age of social media, bragging, over sharing, and giving a play by play of one’s life seems to be the norm.  Similarly, women (and men!) are dressing in ways that purposefully call attention to themselves.  The end goal is to be noticed and talked about, whether it be for good or bad things.
Learning to Be Content In This Season
Learning to Be Content I...

 That being said, this race between neighbors that has been going on probably since the beginning of time is probably one of the largest struggles us housewives go through on a daily basis. From comparing the nice thing in your neighbors home, to the cleanliness of a mother’s child at a playgroup, homemakers go through a ton of stress and comparison on a day to day basis. But how can we be content?

Morgan Freeman Visits UPC Church to Study Tongues
"All around me people have been swept up by an invisible force. And now they speak what they believe is the language of heaven. I can see it on their faces that they are genuinely somewhere else."

A little girl walks through the middle of the mall holding her aunt’s hand. Two women gawk at her, first in small glances and short whispers before they halt the maneuvering of shopping bags to steady their gaze. She turns abruptly, releasing her aunt’s hold. She looks both women squarely in the eyes and shouts emphatically, “Don’t you know you’re not supposed to stare!”

Modesty. The “M” word in our Christian circles. I have written a lot about it from the heart of modesty to what men really think about modesty.  Inevitably, people always make a comment about how destructive this concept of modesty is on a girl’s psyche as if somehow covering our bodies oppresses and demeans wome
Modesty is for Men Too
John Cassian surprisingly begins his Institutes, which describes the life of the desert Fathers in Egypt, with clothing. The monks must dress to fit their vocation, for the monk will be known like the Prophet Elijah, “by the description of the character of his clothing.”
When I was a lot younger, I wore clothes that looked more like underwear. On days when I felt like being conservative, I wore hanging blouses, if not low neckline tops, paired with...