James Dean has been immortalized as a Hollywood icon because the instant he hit his peak, he died in a car crash. If you want to see an icon who's been put in paintings with Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, and The Three Stooges, Rebel Without a Cause is pretty much your only option. PLOT: A … Continue reading 75 YOF: “Rebel Without a Cause,” and Becoming A Man (1955)
Why yes, this IS a dark and mature topic, how did you know? This post might get a little uncomfortable, and I know my Christian readers are squirming right now, but I think a mature Christian should be able to look at the darkness of the world through a critical lens. That way, we can … Continue reading Rape: The Number-One Excuse and Why Men Use It
The knights were all as mighty as the title can assume. Each was charred and blackened from the gauntlet to the plume. The ladies, each as lovely as the one that came before, Each of them an archer, their aim and bravery sure. The dragons, they were bloodhounds, monstrous and vile, Salivating steam, and … Continue reading Three Knights, Three Ladies, and Three Dragons
I saw a woman who wasn't my wife today and I was attracted to her. GASP! Yep, the Christian guy with a Godly blog found another woman attractive. Why, Michael? Why would you say she's attractive? Um...because she is. How can I say that so casually? Because extramarital attraction is only a home wrecker if you let … Continue reading Help! I’m Attracted!
Continuing my new Thursday series on dating advice for Christians, since we're told so remarkably little on the subject. Last week, I talked about how the first priority is Getting Strong with God. If he's not in everything, including your dating attempts, nothing you do will last. But my own experience taught me that getting strong … Continue reading Christian Dating Pt. 2: A Strong “Me” before a Strong “We”