Growing up, I remember my mother telling me stories of how she had to have her own skirts sewn when she was a child. She’d tell me, “There just weren’t any modest lengths. They were all miniskirts, so my mom had to sew the ones I wore!”
After hearing the trouble my mom had to go through, I realized how fortunate and blessed we Pentecostal girls are today! Sure there are a lot of pants and short skirts in the stores, but right alongside them, are gazillions of long skirts and maxi dresses. It’s like heaven for young ladies wanting to grab clothing that will be cool and light for the summer, yet extremely modest.
How blessed can we be? The very clothing we would like to wear as modest and conservative young women is extremely popular and in style. Take … Read More »
As I walk the halls of Lockport High School, I see many different faces, each representing a unique personality inside. I am one of those students. I hold a story no one can see on the outside. I am the child who was raised in a fatherless home. I didn’t have a daddy to tuck me into bed at night or to take me for ice cream instead of a nap. At the age of eight, I rebelled against my mother and was rude and snobby. But looking at me from the outside, neither student nor any teacher could tell I was ever like that.
As people look from the outside now they just see a people pleaser and overachiever, but I am neither of those things. My success in life does not come from academics or from … Read More »