50 Shades of the Same Lie

Amen Pastor! Love is not bondage!

The Recovering Legalist


There was a time back in the day when I was not allowed to go to a movie theater. As a matter of fact, it was not until 1977 (I was 10 years-old) that I saw my first movie in a theater: Star Wars.

You see, the prevailing thought back then was that Hollywood movies were of the devil, sinful, ungodly, etc., and no Christian who claimed to be right with God would go pay money to see one. So much has changed since then, hasn’t it?

Really, even though I have seen my share of films since 1977, I am beginning to feel the pendulum is swinging back in the other direction. Not much is worth seeing anymore, and especially 50 Shades of Grey.

50 Shades

fifty shadesToday is opening day for a movie which is nothing more than filth, smut, prettied-up gutter scum, a proverbial loaded pistol…

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2 thoughts on “50 Shades of the Same Lie”

  1. Thank you, Diana, for sharing my post. Why is it important for us to speak out about these things? Because just this afternoon a 14-year-old girl on my bus implied, after finding out that I had not read the book, that it’s “not all about sex.” First, why was she reading it? Second, what damage has already been done?

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    1. It’s probably at the school library and easily accessible. I shudder every time I go look at the Young Adult section at our Public Library. So many books about witchcraft and so called “love” stories. God bless you for driving the bus and being a positive influence with God’s kids.

      And yes, damage is done. As a parent of teens this whole internet age makes safe boundaries difficult. With one click they enter into places we never had access to. Lord, help us shine on and teach all our kids what love is and what it isn’t.


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