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Tobias and Sarah's story is from the Book of Tobit, and his journey is guided by Saint Raphael.
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A woman can look fine in pants but a dress or skirt looks more feminine.
But the Lord said to Samuel, Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.
I say top of knee (general rule). Once you go above the knee we start to ask the question how far is too far, and then everyone gets confused...
Here is the key. Modesty is not so much about preventing sin as inspiring virtue. Modesty is orientated to getting us into perfect relationship with one another. That's why I wear a suit to mass- it fits the surroundings! In west coast swing dancing wearing a dress would actually be less modest than well fitted slacks, because it does not highlight the beauty of the dance. In waltz a full length gown is the modest choice. Modest also depends on what your body looks like. What might be modest on one person would not be modest on another. Generally, get the opinion of people you trust...