Christianity in your website

by Meg

I've been looking through the site for a while now, and there's one thing that's really stood out to me. There are several tips aimed at Christians, but very little towards other religions. I was wondering if you could possibly write some tips for those of different faiths. Thanks for taking the time to read this! ~ Meg

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Jul 18, 2014
Religion NEW
by: Debbie

I am new to this website. I think it is absolutely lovely, refreshing and uplifting. References to God and Jesus and are wonderful and no excuses are necessary. It is a private website and reflects the views of the owner. I love it all so far. Keep it up as it is, change nothing and have a blessed day.

Sep 14, 2010
It's a fantastic site anyway!
by: Meg

I suppose when your religion is such a large part of your life (and elegance) it is hard to keep from referring to it. At any rate, this is a fantastic site, and you seem like a truly lovely person.

Oh and Fran - I'm sorry if I sounded as if I wanted there to be less Christian tips (or to "even them out" with other tips) I was just wondering if Eunice had picked up any hints for other faiths.

Sep 13, 2010
Wonderful response!!
by: Fran

I think that the reply was beautifully written!

I consider also that without Jesus or my prayers to Mary my life is not as Elegant or as gentle of nature. I do not blog or write about it regularly but do not make a secret of my beliefs either.

Quite frankly - and this isn't terribly elegant I know- I am rather sick of hearing about other faiths and how those that speak up about their love of God & Jesus should somehow only be mentioned alongside other faiths. As stated this is a private website and I have found great comfort on here. Being able to read likeminded opinions & the embracing of good manners and charm have been a breath of fresh air considering some of the other offerings on the internet.

Long may the beauty and grace of woman be applauded.
Long may woman learn to behave to deserve such exultation.
Long may the values & teachings of God our Father be extolled alongside them.

Sep 13, 2010
I only write what I know
by: Eunice replies

P.s. This is going to be a long post because I would love to explain myself. It helps me get this issue off my chest. It kind of is a secret, but out of respect that this is not a christian website and out in the public sphere, I've been writing with restraint.

If you have no time to read it, the comment title says it all. Thanks! :)

Thank you Meg for your email. I try to be as sensitive as I can about the issue of faith.

This is not a christian website. I'm focusing on elegance and womanhood.

On the issue of catering to all faiths, I can only write what I know. I can't speak for everyone. I try to add 'your own spirituality' in some of the pages and you'll definitely see them.

For me, it is just easier and more natural to write 'God'. I suppose God has many names and trust that my readers will personalize all articles to themselves anyway.

Why do I include "God and Jesus" in little bits here and there? Actually I only include them in pages where I talk about having a good heart. That's because I believe a good heart is the greatest foundation of elegance. (Next would be education and thinking).

I've tried prevent myself infusing my faith into my articles but I've long realized - I cannot be honest that way. Personally, I just cannot seem to get better at elegance without having faith.

To be downright honest, I can't seem to be gracious, elegant, kind, compassionate without a mix of daily bible reading or devotional or a spiritual book, prayer, serving and attending church. To be even bolder to say so on a personal level, I feel that I cannot do ANYTHING (literally) without Jesus. But that's just me. I only know what works the best for me.

The minute I'm getting cranky, impatient or having moody thoughts (which will reflect a subtle frown on my face), I know I haven't been spending time reading or praying (casual talking to God), or attending church. The longer I stay away from church, serving others, the more inward, self-focused I get. I become self-conscious, negative, discouraged ... far from being elegant and gracious and hopeful!

If I don't spend time with Jesus...I've got nothing to give. I depend on divine inspiration for this website!

So there, my 'secret' is out.

I also understand there will always be a few naysayers and a couple of people who disagree with how I do things. The Christians would want to see more 'God' in it and the non-Christians would want me to stay on neutral ground. In essence, I can't please anyone and this is a private website anyway, I just wrote this because it is my great interest and passion. :)

Thank you for reading this and I most sincerely hope you will understand and respect our very minor differences.

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