Latter-day Saint Life

4 Important Questions Many People Have About Modesty + Sister Carol F. McConkie's Answers

Speaking to a group in the Hinckley Alumni Building on the university campus, Sister McConkie addressed four questions regarding modesty:

What is modesty? Why do I choose modesty? What are the messages I send by modest dress, appearance and behavior? What are the blessings of modesty?

What is modesty?

“Modesty is so much more than a cultural standard,” she said. Recognizing that modesty is not pride, or the wisdom of the world, Sister McConkie taught that modesty reaches far beyond the vain things of the world or riches.

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