I tentatively wade into this debate…
I was fortunate to grow up reading Harry Potter before any Christians considered the fact that it might not actually be such a good idea for their kids to be allowed access to that kind of literature. As such, I have the opportunity to make an informed opinion on the matter at least from some first hand experience.
Let’s start with the basics: Christian parents want to protect their kids from anything that they think might compromise their faith in God. That’s good! That’s the kind of caring parents all children need. And it’s important to start with the fact that children are not ultimately losing out on an essential life experience if they never read Harry Potter, as long as they are being encouraged to read something.
So with that out of the way, let the debate begin :) Continue reading
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Because after all, it is an ever present subject…
I’ll try to not offer too many opinions, lest I get myself in trouble. Oh and please please pleeeease note that this blog has been floating around in my head for a while. While I was disappointed that people were posting their bra colours on Facebook last week, I’ve deliberately left that out of this post. It seems to be over now and I’d rather leave it that way and talk about what I’ve outlined below instead. And if I’ve tagged you in this post on Facebook, it’s not because I think you need to change what you wear, but because I want to know what you think. You can decide for yourself how to dress once the discussion’s over. Continue reading
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