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True Christian Modesty

By Veronica Mwihaki

Frankly speaking, I used to wear anything and not feel ashamed at all. I had this “don’t care” attitude without being apologetic to anyone.

But things slowly shifted when I surrendered my life to Christ, I became more conscious of what I wear, I came to understand that I am a representative of Christ in the earth and that my actions must be in alignment with the will of God.

I haven’t yet attained perfection, but as days go by I am being perfected.  I am more than glad to share what God has been teaching me on True Modesty.

Depending on the culture (looking on our upbringing), religion (checking on our belief system) and our occupations (influence from our careers) we draw different meaning and definitions of modesty.

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There has been a lot of confusion and misconceptions about modesty and today I will try to demystify the matter.

To me, True Modesty is an art:- it sends an intended and specific message to its audience, let’s use music as an example:  the same way a musician sits down and composes a song, assembles the instruments:  the bass guitar, the solo guitar, the drums, the keyboard, the piano, the trumpet with which each of the instruments has a role to play with the intent of bringing out something delightful and beautiful, the same concept applies with true modesty.

Before we dress up, we have to try and envision ourselves as the musician composing a song.  We have to be aware of the message want to communicate.

Our dress or pair of trousers is the song, our ornaments should take the positions of the musical instruments, how we have made our hair sends messages to the audience and of what we put on and how we look should also play a certain role.

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Different types of music are played on different occasions, for example, songs played in a synagogue and a political rally is different as the audience and mood may also be different, music enjoyed by a 3 year, 21year and a 50-year-old is different, the same applies to true modesty, how we accessorize varies with the occasion.

Being modest communicates what our values are and what we believe in.

True modesty is devoid of show off; it’s not exaggerated because it flows from the heart. True modesty has no duplicity.  It has to be constant!  It has nothing like being modest in the public but in the private you are not.

 

Got any questions regarding True Christian Modesty? Don’t hesitate, you can write to us on cherriesvineyard@gmail.com or info@cherriesvineyard.com

Check out for Part 2 of True Christian Modesty soon…

 

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Photography : Define Photography

Dress: AKARI

Shoes: Boutique Fusion

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7 Comments

  • Samita E.
    November 24, 2016 at 11:15 am

    Ah! Good stuff Lornah! Kudos to Veronicah as well. I love too much the improvements on the blog…it looks so good! Keep on keeping on lady…and I’ll keep reading ^_^ Baraka!

    • Lornah
      Lornah
      November 25, 2016 at 8:17 am

      aaaw thank you, that’s so encouraging, thank you thank you

  • Ailie
    November 25, 2016 at 7:08 am

    I love your analogy of modesty as songs. Its gorgeous.

    • Lornah
      Lornah
      November 25, 2016 at 8:17 am

      Thank you Aillie, you are such a gem 😉

  • Sylvia
    November 25, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Lovely Piece

    • Lornah
      Lornah
      November 28, 2016 at 12:58 pm

      Thank you Sylvia!

  • Wanjiru Kariuki
    December 4, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    I totally agree true modesty can not be duplicated.It is an individual journey however and God molds and convicts each one of us individually at his own time .

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Hi there! I'm Lornah Abaki. Faith, Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger. This precious platform is where I share Life experiences and Discoveries the Bible being the core foundation. I hope this platform inspires you to learn more about God, Modest Fashion, and inner beauty as we grow deeper in our relationship with God. Read more

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