nudity

heart shape on wet window

To the Window

Unfortunately, glass has a two-way quality. With two-story houses that can see over our privacy fence behind us, this poses a quandary. You see, generally, we're pretty "clothing optional" about things [...]

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naked boy looking outside

Rearing Familiarity

Last week, I posted about my prior soul (and Bible and lots of other) searching about strategically raising children who don’t enter adulthood weighed down by body [...]

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little girl kissing mirror

Shameless Children

How should biblical modesty be applied to kids in the home, in front of immediate family? Can kids just go around naked? [...]

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pierced lip

Pierced for Our Fashions

Apart from keeping all those small kiosks in malls busy, are there serious consequences to wearing such jewelry? Don't some people say the Bible says we're not supposed to pierce our bodies? [...]

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shadow of a man in antlers

Antlers Only

It’s only fair. I’ve added a bit of #irreverentholidays flair to our Christmas Eve traditions with having my wife get all dressed up, so on Christmas night, [...]

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Surprise Video Chat

Imagine I’m being a typical worker bee at the office, typing away at some droll report or reading an email from a client when an instant message from my wife pops up. [...]

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sleeping naked

Exposed Repose – Can Parents Sleep Naked?

The tangle of limbs, the heat of skin on skin, it's great. And so it remained until my wife peed on a stick one day. Now, my most comfortable state was in question. I knew what newlyweds did. We were good at that. But I didn't know what parents did. So, I dug deeper. [...]

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The Bath, Summer Evening, by Félix Vallotton 1892

The Novelty of Nudity

When I became a parent, I determined I would not raise children who would be ashamed of their bodies. Modesty, privacy, and self-respect were qualities I wanted to pass on to [...]

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Michaelangelo's David

Is it a Sin to Be Naked?

It always stuck with me how Adam and Eve strolled through the Garden of Eden stark naked in the presence of God. They had no shame and therefore nothing to be ashamed of. If [...]

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shirtless guy on beach

I Don’t Get It – The Appeal of the Male Body

Whether full of sharp angles, supple curves, or some combination of the two, the woman's body is the literal personification of beauty. Why wouldn't men be drawn to such a wonder? What doesn't make sense to me is the appeal of the male body. We're all awkward shapes, hairy parts, and dangling members. [...]

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snow angel

Naked Snow Angels

Okay, time for a confession from a weirdo. When it snows, I totally want to see my wife go out in nothing but some furry boots and heavy gloves, and lay down, and make a [...]

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woman lifting her dress

Quick as a Flash – When My Wife Flashes Me

It can be creative or simple, private or public, unique or repetitive, lighting quick or seconds long, fully bared or underweared. I’ve given my wife a green light, [...]

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