September 2, 2011

Don’t be Kryptonite: The truth about modesty

Have you ever heard about Superman a.k.a. Clark Kent?  Well if you can remember anything about him, you’ll recall that if he ever comes in contact with a certain crystal then he becomes very weak and vulnerable.  If you saw the newest Superman movie, Superman Returns, then you should remember that the Kryptonite nearly killed Clark!

It could kill us too!
We also have our own Kryptonite.  We have things that make us weak, that make us fall.  They can come in many forms.  One of the most common ones is immodest clothing.  To all you girls out there, did you know that if you wear certain types of outfits it can cause guys to have ungodly thoughts, even if those guys are Christians?  I’m talking about wearing short-shorts, tight pants and tops, cropped shirts that show your belly, necklines that go very low, most bathing suits {especially bikinis}, etcetera.  Now these aren’t your Kryptonite, girls.  In fact you probably don’t even notice them.  However, they are Kryptonite to every guy you come in contact with.

Walking Kryptonite       
Wouldn’t that have been awful if there was Kryptonite everywhere Superman went?  He wouldn’t be able to do any of the saving or bad-guy fighting that he’s supposed to do!  It just wouldn’t have been fair!  Well it’s not fair to guys if us girls dress immodestly.  “It’s not my fault that they stumble” you might say.  My answer to that is  yea, it is.  Guys are more visual than girls.  It’s harder for them to guard their hearts then it is for us. 

Let them be Supermen
Am I totally blaming girls for this? No, not completely, but you can give guys a break.  Each of us is called by God to do His will. By dressing in a way that’s not modest it’s like putting a stumbling block in front of guys, keeping them from following God’s plan.  By wearing more appropriate clothes there’s one less distraction for them.

Watch out for Villains!
Another good reason to wear modest clothes is that, unfortunately, there are guys out there who don’t have the best intentions toward us girls.  When we dress immodestly those guys will be buzzing around us like flies are to honey.  They may act like they like us, but those guys are really interested in taking advantage of us.  I don’t think we really want guys like that to hang around, right?

Be Super!
As my final note, don’t give in to peer pressure.  Even if you feel awkward being modest whilst in the midst of immodestly clad girls, know that God is proud of you for doing what’s right.  And that’s all that matters.

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