Conformity of dress is a subject that has been on my heart. I used to think that dressing a certain way would bring me closer to God or help me to find favor with Him, because thats what I had been taught and what was enforced.
The idea that an Old Order Amish Church Ordnung is just a set of man-made rules might be true if we choose to think so, but it can also be viewed as being Biblical principles applied to everyday life that we submit to God and his Bride, which is the church.
Have you ever noticed that some people understand Scripture differently than you do? You can discuss Scripture and think that you agree, but the next time that you talk about the same issue, it is like water rolling off a ducks back...