Monthly Archives: January 2011

Uncovering the Truth

A Model Uncovers the Truth about Modesty Guest post by Rachel Lee Carter (Posted on CovenentEyes.com) When I came to the Lord as a professional model in New York City many years ago, I had to learn that my choices reflected … Continue reading

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Seth on Modesty

Seth Age: 20 State: California Interests: acting, painting, photography, travel, Spanish culture, art Future ambition: actor I grew up with two older sisters. They’ve taught me a lot about women. One of the things I’ve learned is there is a … Continue reading

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A “Good” Fake

I asked God to give me a verse for the New Year, and Psalm 19:14 immediately popped into my head: Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength … Continue reading

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Not Nearly as Important?

A recent Cover Girl Commercial starring Ellen Degeneres has her stating “Inner beauty is important, but not nearly as important as outer beauty.” Some have reasoned that she is only joking. Others angrily protest any further use of the cosmetic. … Continue reading

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Removing the Mask

“The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity”  Proverbs 11:3. Not long after I leased an apartment in New York City, my agent asked me to go on a “request casting” for a popular body-wash campaign. … Continue reading

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Wonderfully Made?

I read an article that surveyed over 2,000 girls on their appearance. 77% of them said they feel ugly or fat. I have been one of these girls. “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my … Continue reading

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What is Perfect?

The standard of the supermodel has changed throughout the years. It began with the rise of the voluptuous Marilyn Monroe. Back then thick hips and a large bust were considered perfection for the iconic woman. In the ’60s the trend … Continue reading

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A Guys’ Perspective

Think GUYS don’t care about Modesty? Check out the thousands of guys who signed this petition. As a Christian guy with a deep appreciation for feminine modesty, I hereby affirm and commend the following biblical truths to my sisters in … Continue reading

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Anavah

“Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble’” (1 Peter 5:5). Once again, I find a Biblical mandate to “clothe myself with humility.” Curious, I decided to search the original meaning of this … Continue reading

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Designer Duds

Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12). I couldn’t help but notice the word “humility” in this verse. Humility in the way we clothe ourselves? Sure, humility is a mindset, but it did get me thinking about … Continue reading

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Fashioned to be Female

Women have lots to deal with in just being, well, women. Bloating, cellulite, menstrual days, make-up, hair and nail woes, and of course, the dreaded fluctuation of weight. There was a time in my life when I struggled with an … Continue reading

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Mod and modest?

Excerpt by: Lisa Armstrong, Fashion Editor, The Sunday Times This may not be permanent — designers have been known to perform dramatic volte faces every six months. But when two designers who made their names with skin-tight dresses that deliberately … Continue reading

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Cheers to Modesty

Recently, I came across an article about Cheerleaders wanting uniforms with more coverage. Though I was impressed with their courage, I couldn’t help but wonder why the head cheerleader had to go before the school board to plead her and … Continue reading

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Modeling Modesty

As a professional model for more than 20 years, it is completely natural that I love fashion. The shapes, the texture, the fabric….But it always shocks me how the fashion industry repeatedly stretches the boundaries with immodest clothing. Shorts and skirts get … Continue reading

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What I Won’t Model

In my book, Fashioned By Faith, (to be released April 2011, Thomas Nelson) I share a number of things I won’t model because of my love for the Lord. (No alcohol, cigarettes, lingerie, nudity, anything perverse, homosexual in nature, sheer, … Continue reading

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My UN-Biblical Blog

I was interviewed for an article recently, and was asked; “Obviously, the Bible teaches about the importance of modesty, but what do you say to people who aren’t Christians? Why should they care?” What a great question! So, let me … Continue reading

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