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why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

You know you grew up in the early 2000s purity culture movement if you have seen "modest is hottest" in bubblegum pink on a t-shirt... and you kind of wanted it. Honest confession; in 7th grade, I thought the phrase was pretty catchy and cool. When you're wearing boys' cargo shorts so you don't "cause… Continue reading why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

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to 14 year old me

Oh girl. Overcome by comparison and determined to simultaneously blend in and stand out so you won’t be too much like them, yet just camouflaged enough to be safe and secure. You are finding your worth in rude comments by immature boys that both bolster you and bruise you. You don’t think you care, but… Continue reading to 14 year old me

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faithfulness while waiting

life is a compilation of transitory seasons More and more as I catch myself referring to my current season as a “waiting season,” or “a season of transition,” I become disgusted with those over-used phrases. There is nothing wrong with them except for the fact that I can’t remember the last time I didn’t use… Continue reading faithfulness while waiting