Category: Girl Stuff

Not So Unexpected Consequences

About a year ago I wrote a post about a prophetic warning written by the Pope 40 years ago about the cultural consequences of using contraception. Since that time, my then-fiancé and I decided to begin the journey of Natural Family Planning, which I’ve written about it some here. Ike and I have been married…
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Preoccupied with Beauty

The other day I was looking for a book at a Christian bookstore, and whenever I go I like to swing by the “Women’s Interest” section just to see what women are writing about these days. On this most recent visit, I noticed how many of the books dealt with the topic of beauty. A…
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Exposed

I tried not to quote Mary Kassian twice in one week, but I can’t help myself. If you haven’t heard of her, she’s got an awesome blog, and she’s an incredible writer. She’s also a gifted academic, a seminary professor publishing numerous books and Bible studies. She possesses a great balance of intellect and spiritual passion….
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Should Christians Participate in Beauty Pageants?

It’s been a couple months now since the controversy surrounding Carrie Prejean first blew up. Since then Prejean abdicated her Miss California throne and has been touring the Christian speaking circuit supporting traditional marriage and Christian values. I just watched a video of her appearance at Liberty University, and in it she is considerably more…
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Is MTV Glamorizing Teen Pregnancy?

MTV has come out with a new show that follows the lives of high school girls who are pregnant. The show is called “16 and Pregnant,” and the following trailer will give you a taste for what this mini-series has in store: I watched the show for the first time last night, and I have…
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