Yoder-Short: Unworldly fashion statements

Jan 16, 2017 by

“Maybe they are the lucky ones.” His words surprised me. The discussion was about a local faith variety where the young women are easily spotted in their homemade dresses and coverings, while the young men...

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On learning how to be not-that-fashionable

Mar 8, 2016 by

There comes a moment in every female Mennonite’s life when she needs to take a stand and decide what it is that she wants to wear. For some women, that decision is around cape dresses or head coverings. For...

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Dressing for the role

Feb 29, 2016 by

When I signed my first pastoral contract and began trading my Atlanta wardrobe for suburban Chicago, I took a long look in my closet and asked myself: Am I willing to give up skinny jeans? I don’t think...

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Knowing my identity for the sake of my kids

Apr 17, 2015 by

I have middle school-aged children now. My daughter has just finished her first year and my son will start in the fall. This baffles me, for it seems like just yesterday I was the one in middle school worrying...

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