Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Happy Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is a tricky day for some of us. For people like Dave and Casey, it's pretty easy. They're engaged, they know exactly who they love, and the rest of us get to watch and laugh. For people like my parents, it's even easier. They're married. But what about for singles, or, even worse, high schoolers? Highschoolers in my church don't date because the point of dating is to find a potential spouse, and we're not at that age yet. So what are we supposed to do about Valentine's Day?

I can't really say I'm an expert at this, but here's my suggestion: find a way to serve the girls in your life. The Godspell guys last weekend bought all the girls roses and candy and then honored them as we presented it to them. I realize that normally an opportunity like that doesn't present itself, but I'm sure that everyone can think of something. Just look around you, find a way you can serve the girls around you, and do it. And even better, find a way to serve your mom and sisters, since they are the most important girls in your life right now.

And with that said, here's my Valentine's gift to all of my girl friends out there (or, as one of my best friends says it, "girl space friends"): the Modesty Survey has just been released by The Rebelution! I was one of 1600 guys who chimed in answer questions about everything from glitter lotion and lip gloss to swimsuits and skirt slits. I know that my sister is just one girl who is already excited to have this helpful resource to help her when it comes to modesty (because, let's face, her brother's opinion probably isn't the best). I hope it serves all of you well!

Also, guys, they are still accepting signatures for the Modesty Survey Petition, so this is an opportunity for you to still share your voice on the topic of modesty! (I'd like to point out that I was one of the first people to sign it, there's my name right on top, 14th on the list. Just to announce it to the world :-P )

Finally, let's try and get the word out about this resource. Link to the survey, send an email to your contact list, or whatever. Let's spread the word!


Megan Alexander said...

Sam, this website is extremely helpful!! Thank you so much for posting it, and I will definately send it out to all of my girl friends. (Or girl space

pedro del piero said...

hahaha. So you're saying it's easier for people like Dave and Casey cause they have things they need to do on Valentines day while we have it hard cause we don't need to do anything... interesting perspective.

Sam B. said...

Now, that's not a very servant-like attitude, Pete. Evidentally you haven't encountered the mindset of people who wish they had something to do on Valentine's Day, wish there was someone for them to bless, but feel at a loss because they're single and not currently dating. That's who I was addressing in this post.