Yesterday Casey and I went costume shopping. I am not a crafty Mom so I throw money at holidays where costumes are required! We scanned the wall of pictured costumes and Casey kept saying, “I can’t wear that, it is not school appropriate.”
I was amazed at how many costumes seemed like male fantasy outfits rather than festive cover-ups. Lace, garters, leather, mini skirts and plunging necklines were in plentiful supply! If some of these get ups were worn for Halloween, I am sure the message would be clear, “I’m more interested in turning a trick than seeking a treat!”
Thankfully, the outfit that looked the best on her was the outfit she loved the most! I did not have to censor or guide her choice. This morning she went out to school reliving her childhood wish…to be the fairest one of all!
I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. (1 Timothy 2:9)