Posts by Lauren Ramseyer

My problem with “modesty”

I was introduced to the idea of modesty being a virtue that I should embrace as a young girl. For a long time there was pressure from certain circles of friends who said women could only be modest was by wearing boy’s baggy shirts and skirts that reach the ankles in order to hide their bodies. I was a member of Read more…

Modesty: What is that?!

Modesty. What is the first image that comes to mind when someone mentions modesty? Do you have pictures of Amish women and nuns running through your head? If so, I would like to show you a different definition of modesty and why it is so very important for young girls and this generation. Modesty isn’t solely concerned with, “how much Read more…