Answering the Shame of Miley Cyrus

| August 29, 2013

Miley Cyrus has a lot of shameful things to say to the world and that is putting it nicely. She is an icon of a soul that is a wasteland and she’s taking others down with her. The Dave Ryan Show reports that, “Miley Cyrus’ controversial performance at the MTV Video Music Awards is now […]

“Quit Work To Help Your Husband” – Thanks, we’re ahead of this curve.

| March 23, 2010

[Note: This article was voted a Reader Favorite on the "old" LAF, so we've moved it over to the new LAF! ~ Ed.] A LAF reader shared a link to a story about Michelle Obama quitting her high-paying job to support her husband’s run for the presidency and to serve as stay-at-home First Lady. While […]

Reaching Generations: An Interview with Mrs. Mel Cartwright

| March 23, 2010

Dear Readers, When Mrs. Cartwright read our site, she graciously sent me an interview about her life. We became better acquainted on the phone. I found her a cheerful, optimistic person who reveled in her role as wife and mother and saw the potential of her position at home as something intended for greatness. She […]

For Young Girls: The Importance of Living A Meaningful Life

| March 23, 2010

You may wonder why it is necessary to find purpose in life when you are young, but a young person who drifts along letting things happen to him, with no plan or purpose, will become an old person with the same failures. A person without a plan will be prey to destructive influences, but one […]

Why Young Women Are Exposing Themselves by Dennis Prager

| March 23, 2010

[Note: This series was voted a Reader Favorite on the "old" LAF, so we've moved it over to the new LAF! ~ Ed.] As much as feminists may disdain the roles of mother or wife, those roles have bestowed power as well as meaning and satisfaction on the vast majority of women in history. When […]

Feminine Appearance for Older Women

| March 23, 2010

What has happened to the concept of “growing old gracefully?” You’ve probably read a lot of “what-is-this-world-coming-to” articles about the unfeminine and immodest appearance of young women, but have you taken a good look at the older women lately? From a distance, most of them cannot be distinguished from old men. The typical “older woman” […]

Fine Linen and Purple: Sewing as a Ministry by Miss Rebecca Newton with Miss Rachel Franklin

| March 23, 2010

Some Biblical characters are so vivid it seems I know them personally. Acts 9 records the miraculous resurrection of Dorcas, also known as Tabitha. Through her kindness, Dorcas endeared herself to the church in Joppa. Every time I read the passage, it jumps off the page at me! The kinship I feel with Dorcas is […]

Dressing Little Girls by Tonya Davis

| March 23, 2010

As anyone with a daughter who wears over a child’s size 6 knows, dressing our young daughters modestly can be a complicated process. The big-name clothing manufacturers apparently believe that up until size 7, girls can wear feminine dresses, sweet pinafores, and comfortable shoes, but when they reach a size 7 and beyond, they are […]

A Season for Hospitality

| March 23, 2010

I used to think that summers were the best time for hospitality, since everything is so well lit and beautiful, but I have come to see that winter is the season for hospitality. People need this diversion during cold winter months. It is a perfect time for a Winter Tea. You don’t have to actually […]

Getting Used to Dresses

| March 23, 2010

If you’ll take some time just to look at old photographs in antique shops or on the web, you’ll see women who spent their lives wearing dresses. No one ridiculed them. Everyone wore dresses or skirts, and they were able to do a wide variety of work, even farming, in them. The few who dared […]

Are You a Queen?

| March 21, 2010

Have you ever heard someone say, “If I ruled the world, things would be different!”? How about, “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world?” Did you know this saying is literally true? The ones who teach the next generation are the ones who decide who will rule the world and how it will […]

Hospitality from Home

| March 21, 2010

There will be times that you cannot show hospitality in your own home. If you are recovering from illness, for example, it would not be wise to invite people to dinner. If you do not have adequate living facilities or have temporary upheavals in your house or your life, you will not be able to […]

The Myth of Superwoman

| March 20, 2010

[Note: This article was originally published in June, 2003. It's a reader favorite, so we've brought it over to the "new" LAF. - Ed.] For the past generation, our society has tried to foist upon us the idea of the woman who “has it all” and “does it all.” We stand in awe of women […]

Through the Week in Feminine Dress

| March 20, 2010

This section is here to inspire you and encourage you as you seek to dress in a uniquely feminine way every day. The idea for this weekly “journal” came about as LAF fielded questions from women who said it simply wasn’t practical or realistic to “go feminine” in our culture or with all the things […]

They’re Spoiling Eve’s Great Con Game by Taylor Caldwell

| March 20, 2010

This is the article that started LAF: A prophetic lament from 1970 which has, sadly, come true. ~ Editor The left, alas, is now running yet another “Liberation Movement,” this one championing females who believe that the male sex has somehow done the ladies wrong. The members of this Front say they want all the […]