And I was wearing pants.
Capris, to be exact.
That’s right, the She Wears Skirts gal was NOT in a skirt!
Shortly after doing that series I got a lot of questions as to whether I would now be wearing skirts all the time. So, I thought I would just answer that question here since I’m sure there are others wondering the same thing.
I do not wear skirts ALL the time. I wear skirts probably 90% of the time and I typically wear a skirt when we are out and about.
In fact, my husband and I went to the fair the day before and I was in a skirt.
For a moment in time, I wondered if that reader who so blessed my day was somehow disappointed in me…the real me…the me who doesn’t ALWAYS wear a skirt.
But then I recalled a conversation I had with a woman from a church we attended years ago. She came to my house on a weekday…in jeans. And she apologized profusely for being in jeans. She was working with her husband, a carpenter, that day and she kept saying how she rarely wears jeans as if I might be disappointed in her for not wearing a skirt even while working alongside her husband on a rooftop.
Perhaps she thought I always wore skirts since we only saw each other at church or perhaps she felt self-conscience and was just trying to make herself feel better. No matter what the reason, I wanted to tell her I didn’t care. I wasn’t about to judge her for it because I couldn’t possibly live up to the standard I would be setting.
Do I think skirts are a great way to revel in my femininity? Absolutely.
Do I think you should wear a skirt every single moment of every single day? No.
Your husband and God are your guidance, not me.
And I will not judge you if I see you in pants.
And I will try not to worry that you are disappointed in me if you see me in pants.