Seven Mistakes Movies Make
Writers spent the latter part of the 20th century pedaling quickly away from the mistakes those stories made. And that’s a good thing. Gone went the assumption that the only happy ending was an artificially perfect one. Gone went the presumption that God’s plan is knowable to man, and that it’s pretty much our plan, super-charged. But the problem was, after Hollywood got to a good place, it kept pedaling — and eventually created its own formula, its own typical mistakes.
Breaking the Bondage of Sin
Sue B., of Attaining Virtue blog, shares a Lenten craft designed to remind kids and grown ups alike of the crippling bondage of sin.
Cabin Fever Reducer
I don’t care how you feel about plastic and electronic toys. I promise you I feel the same way, but this toy is different. Unlike the piles of things sitting in his toy box, 17-month-old Daniel actually plays with it. He “met” this toy at a friend’s house last week and after seeing him enjoy it (the boy is all about balls these days), I came home and ordered it for him. How often does an 8th child get a present just because? In this family, not very often. But this one was totally worth it.