The Hidden Beauty in Modesty

1 Timothy 2:9-10 English Standard Version (ESV)

9 likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.

Let us examine a Biblical woman who embodies this verse: Queen Esther.

The Hebrew translation of Esther is Hester and it means “hidden.”

After reading the entire book of Esther, I compiled some adjectives to describe her character:

• Modest

• Reserved

• Humble

• Self-controlled  Read More

You shall be a crown of beauty in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God. Isaiah 62:3

I happen to catch a glimpse of a highlight reel, that one of my beloved Sisters from church, posted on her social media account—Prince Harry unveiling Meghan Markle.

They way he looked at her, with this immense love and protection, evoked a deep spiritual illustration in my mind—the way our Heavenly Father will one day crown and unveil us.

Now, I will be honest and admit that at first I felt foolish over what I was feeling. I mean, it was just a silly Royal wedding snippet— have I lost my mind? Then I received confirmation through the Holy Spirit as I opened my Bible to exactly this verse: Read More

Complete Surrender and Trust

Have you ever desired something life altering and knew in order for it to be attained, there had to be a profound inner transformation? We forget that transformation is difficult and often painful.  Read More