Faith-Based Dating

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Just Say No to Hollywood

I was watching a movie on TV about the life of Bruce Lee. In the story, Bruce was dating a Caucasian girl and they went out to see a movie. The movie they watched was a comedy, where an Asian character was depicted in a degrading way. Everyone, including Bruce's date, was laughing because they thought it was funny. But when the girl turned to Bruce, she noticed that he wasn't laughing. In fact, she could tell from his facial expressions that Bruce was not amused. Bruce was insulted instead. So she told him "Let's get out of here." This made me wonder. Today, there is no shortage of TV shows or movies that are offensive to Christians, especially to Catholics. Many Christians and Catholics would react the same way as Bruce Lee did, when they see shows or movies that denigrate or ridicule Catholics or Christians. So maybe, we should show the same courage as Bruce's date and refuse to continue watching these types of TV shows and movies. We may not be able to change Hollywood, but at least we can stand up for our principles and do the right thing.

Recommended Books

I highly recommend the books featured below. These would also make wonderful gifts for any occasion: Birthdays, Mothers' Day, Father's Day, Graduation, Confirmation, Christmas & Retirement. If interested, click on the image of the book that you want. This will take you to's website. So take a break, and enjoy shopping. You deserve it.
The ABC's of Choosing a Good Husband, by Stephen Wood: This book gives you new & uncommon advice, to greatly increase your chances of finally finding "Mr. Right."
Perfectly Yourself, by Matthew Kelly: This book helps you discover what you're really meant to be in life, in order to be truly happy.
The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren: This book helps restore meaning into your life by revealing your life's purpose.
Attitude is Everything, by Keith Harrell: This book helps change your attitude int0 a winning attitude, in order to achieve personal fulfillment.
A Biblical Defense of Catholicism, by Dave Armstrong: This book compiles the evidence found by this Protestant Scripture scholar in his 20-year quest for the true Bible-based church.