Fifty Shades of Sin

fiftyshadesofsinFifty Shades of Grey is erotica and glorified pornography. I haven’t read the books and I won’t watch the movies. No one, especially Christians, should be reading or watching things like this. The sad thing is, it’s so popular. It really goes to show how bad our society is getting. Satan is trying to use this to destroy, degrade, pervert, and even gain a foothold in the lives of Christians. But we have a choice. It’s time we stood up and said enough is enough. We will not support things like this and we will take a stand against it.

“Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4:8

5 Things Writers Can Learn from Hallmark Christmas Movies

5 Things Writers Can Learn from Hallmark Christmas Movies pic

Cue a jingly Christmas tune. Close-up shots of Christmas ornaments. Fade in and out actors credits followed by a Christmas-y, possibly clever, potentially cheesy title. Now enter the main players, they aren’t in love, then they are, then they aren’t, and then they are again. Yet more often than not we’ll tune in to watch them or record them on our DVR and walk away with satisfaction. So, the question is…why? And what can we, as writers, learn from them? Continue reading “5 Things Writers Can Learn from Hallmark Christmas Movies”

You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

fearfully and wonderfully made picIn today’s society it seems as if “likes” are equal to validation. If your post/pic/story/video/song gets “likes”, then that makes it good. If people like you, you’re cool. If people like what you do, you’re good at it. If people like the way you look, you’re beautiful.

STOP!

It’s not true.

Yes, it feels good to get likes, on and off social media. I’ve fallen prey to this culture myself. Continue reading “You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”