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That’s right, my title is biting off TLC a little. That’s aight. At least this thing ain’t called “Red Light Special”.
“I have tweeted 4 times and updated my Facebook status twice today”. Ten years ago only a modern day John the Baptist or Nostradamus would have any idea what the heck that statement means. Social networking is simply a game changer when it comes to the way people communicate and relate to one another. “Oh my gosh, I follow you on Twitter” is definitely an awkward way to introduce yourself to someone you’ve never met face to face. Today, you can instantly connect with anyone in the world. I just Skyped on my laptop with my friend in Australia who was on his iPhone in his front yard. Texting allows us to skip the formalities of hi, how are you, and get right to the point. By the way,Texting surpassed phone calls in 2007 and it will never go back again.
Since it is inevitable that technology will keep connecting people on almost unimaginable levels in the coming years, it brings up …
23 Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
Having a family with 2 small kids (soon to be 3) it is very important to me that the content of what media we consume is not only age appropriate for my children but also edifying as well. There are plenty of shows that have an age appropriate rating that seems to be satisfactory but do not have the kind of message or spirit that we want our family to take in.
I’d like to offer a few websites that we use to help evaluate movies. I’m recommending kids-in-mind.com and movieguide.org. They are great resources to evaluate the content of films before u see them.
Kids In Mind does not review the quality of the film simply the content.Here is the kids-in-mind rating explanation. It has a 3 number rating. The first number is for sex and nudity, the second is violence and gore, the third is profanity. For instance the recent Justin Beiber movie received a 2.1.1. As you can see pretty safe.
Movieguide has similar ratings but also reviews the quality from a filmmaking AND Christian worldview (separate …