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  • Entertainment Value – What Movies Should Christians Watch? (31)
    • User AvatarAli Just read this after walking out of a movie I was watching with three other Christians when a sex scene came on. At first, I looked away, but I could… – Jul 07, 12:05 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Thanks Felicia! So glad you could join the conversation. – May 05, 9:04 PM
    • User AvatarFelicia I don’t watch scary movies anymore. I think they’re a waste of time. I try to stay away from scary things with my kids. Young minds are impressionable. I don’t… – May 05, 7:28 AM
    • User AvatarFelicia what you watch does affect you. I watched scary movies as a kid and still have nightmares. I’m 29 almost 30. – May 05, 7:21 AM
    • User AvatarKeith Jackson Carla Anne, I was just reading your blog, so I stopped by here to check it out! If Hollywood made cleaner movies, then things might be a little different and… – Jun 29, 7:21 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Don, thanks for your comment. I think if you read my post again you’ll find that whether we watch something or not should be based only loosely on the rating… – Jun 14, 6:18 PM
    • User AvatarDon G’day. I am a screenwriter/producer in LA and I just read your article. Your sentiments and beliefs are very valid, and your insights offer me some hope. Why? Because I… – Jun 14, 6:11 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Lou… Thank you for your comment. You are right when you say that if we play with the things of this world knowing full well that they are bad… – May 16, 11:53 PM
    • User Avatarlou well my dear….your ideas…or your head is not in the right place,even tho you think your heart is….truly you no not what the leading of the holy spirit is…let alone… – May 16, 7:11 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Katie, thanks for your comment! I just called the video store here in my town. The Pitch Perfect movie is rated G here actually. Ratings are different depending on the… – Apr 14, 12:42 PM
    • User AvatarKatie Pitch Perfect is actually rated PG-13, not PG. Good article, but unfortunately I’m unsure how reliable it is. – Apr 14, 12:08 PM
    • User AvatarGillian I think we should watch the movies that are honoring God and raise up our understanding about Him or our values. We shouldn’t just rely on the rating alone, because,… – Apr 08, 7:48 PM
  • Should Christian Women Indulge In Sexual Fantasies? (51)
    • User AvatarSingle Me These make a lot of sense if one has a loving husband. What if you have a husband who claims that he loves you and does not enter into an… – May 13, 7:17 AM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Anonymous! Thanks so much for your comment. Your situation does send a lot of red flags up in my mind when I read through it. The main reason is… – Feb 15, 6:23 PM
    • User AvatarAnonymous is there healthy fantasy? my wife admits to sometimes having thoughts about a unknown, unnamed couple engaged in some level of sexual activity. No names. No faces. Sometimes she will… – Feb 08, 4:07 PM
    • User AvatarChristian Woman In your post you say, “In future posts I plan to discuss further HOW to be set free from the bondage of sexual fantasies, and HOW to take every thought… – Jan 02, 9:03 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Ron, thank you for your comment. There are a few things I’d like to address in your comment. The first thing is that natural, healthy thoughts are not necessarily sinful… – Dec 07, 7:10 PM
    • User AvatarRon It saddens me that this article is so full of sexual fallacy and ignorance, maybe even more so that others are reading it and taking it to heart. I grew… – Dec 07, 2:37 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Anonymous… and thank you for your comment! Welcome here! It’s interesting isn’t it… God gives us guidelines to keep us safe and happy. Then we cross the guidelines and… – Oct 26, 3:25 PM
    • User AvatarAnonymous Anonymous Hey God bless. I’ve been married for 7yrs and together with my husband for 10yrs. The thing is my husband and I have a big age difference. He’s 48… – Oct 25, 2:21 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Thanks for your comment TP… and sorry it took so long to approve. I’m not sure how it slipped through unnoticed. I apologize! You ask a very good question here… – Oct 23, 1:05 PM
    • User AvatarAnon I thought this was a great blog. Sometimes we have to take a tough stance against sin. I have struggled with lust/fantasizing for many years and have often felt like… – Oct 23, 11:42 AM
    • User AvatarTP Hi Carla Anne! I LOVE your posts here and agree with you 100%! Thanks so much for standing up for the Christian marriage and purity in such a solid and… – Aug 16, 1:09 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Thank you for your comment, Violet. I wish one paragraph had been sufficient. This article was specifically written to explain why sexual fantasies are wrong. The reason I felt strongly… – May 30, 7:57 AM
    • User AvatarViolet This article was extremely disappointing. You went on to bash, shame, and elaborate on all the reasons why sexual fantasy is bad. I feel like one paragraph would have been… – May 30, 7:47 AM
    • User AvatarSingle Christian Awesome! Thank you! 🙂 – May 19, 7:11 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Thank you so much for your comment! You have no idea how exciting it is to hear from a young person who is pursuing holiness in her mind. Keep up… – May 19, 12:32 PM
    • User AvatarSingle Christian I am so glad I found this post! I too have often used daydreaming as a coping mechanism for pretty much everything, and it is amazing how the things you… – May 19, 12:52 AM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Peter, welcome to the blog! Good question, too! I agree that it most definitely sin when we know what we are doing is wrong and we continue. However, that… – Apr 20, 12:25 AM
    • User Avatarpeter Peter another man writing. I agree with most of what you say Carla but sometimes I think about something concerning sex with my wife and it triggers off a few… – Apr 18, 4:13 PM
  • The Curse of the Tax Deductible Receipt (10)
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Thank you for your comment, Andrew. Welcome to the blog! – Apr 20, 7:18 AM
    • User AvatarAndrew Carla Anne: I am grateful for your article and agree with it. I am Catholic and around tax time they have a box with a tax receipts for parishioners who… – Apr 19, 7:58 PM
  • Modest Mocks – Modesty Part Two (19)
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Anita.. Welcome to the blog! I have a bit of the same problem you do!! That’s why I choose this shape! 🙂 If you still find it’s riding up… – Mar 18, 11:33 AM
    • User AvatarAnita Smith i think these would work well on smaller ( ahem) ladies- on me they would jiggle their way up to throttle me! LOL but maybe w/ a band of some… – Mar 18, 11:16 AM
  • Should I Get Married If Jesus Is Coming Back? (2)
    • User Avatarshannon this is what i keep thinking to myself if ill ever get married or have babies but the truth is it doesnt matter how much i try not to overthink… – Mar 16, 4:56 PM
  • I’m a Wimp and the Shula Cohen Story (15)
    • User AvatarEllie Was responding to the Lebanese comment. Loved the article, and I agree with you. Most American Christians are wimps and would not be able to withstand such torture. I saw… – Jan 14, 1:34 PM
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Ellie, so glad you took time to join the conversation! 🙂 I think if you’ll read the article again, you’ll see that Israel has never been my enemy. That… – Jan 14, 11:49 AM
    • User AvatarEllie The Arab countries had no right to cause war against Israel–not then–not now. If they had the love of Jesus instead of the hate from whatever they believe in, there… – Jan 14, 7:08 AM
    • User AvatarJanet Salmon Well said We should pass this message onto all Christians This women is POWERFUL I WOULD LOVE TO MEET HER! – May 18, 12:13 AM
    • User AvatarAntoine I want you to stop for a second and rerun the whole scenario in your mind, this time with a Hizballah spy caught in Israel. I want you to check… – Apr 19, 10:04 AM
  • My “Sweet Spot” Bathroom (9)
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Andrea, thank you for your comment and question! I made the labels on my computer using label paper. If you are interested, please let me know and I can… – Jan 14, 11:51 AM
    • User AvatarAndrea I love your organized bathroom closet. How did you make the labels? – Jan 13, 10:52 AM
  • Homeschool Snobs (12)
    • User AvatarMom just trying to raise them right Thank you Carla for this post . im NOT a homeschool mom . i Feel that my kids should be in public school . BUT there are those around me… – Oct 28, 12:28 PM
  • Is it Coffee or a Date? (24)
    • User AvatarEmeka. O You nailed it! I would say this answer sums it all up. – Oct 19, 8:44 AM
  • Book Marks 2014 – Married Mom, Solo Parent (2)
    • User AvatarKristina Hi I just finished your book! Thank you so much for having the courage to write this. your book helped me so much! It interestingly, there is little published on… – Aug 07, 2:22 PM
  • Friday Favorites and Giveaway (26)
    • User Avatarshannan I’m really interested in this book just by the title alone…Now I know we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover but I’m interested in reading this guide… – Jul 01, 1:04 PM
    • User Avatarshannan U kno it’s funny u think da 1st year was da hardest but 2b honest I believe marriage gets more difficult as time goes on… I used 2think like u… – Jul 01, 12:45 PM
  • Low Necklines – Modesty Part One (9)
    • User AvatarMariah I find this really helpful! The biggest problem I have when shopping for clothing is that tops are too tight or even a “crew cut” will show some cleavage as… – Jun 12, 10:12 PM
  • The Respect Dare Wrap Up – Who’s that HOT Guy? (17)
    • User AvatarFluff My husband and I will comment on how some young man is smart or looking handsome (never sexy) and we will laugh together or even see if there is something… – Jun 04, 10:29 AM
  • My Well Planned Day Software Review (7)
    • User AvatarCarla Anne Hi Deb – Thanks for your comment. No… actually I am not using MWPD anymore. I loved it at first but it didn’t fit well with the rest of my… – May 04, 12:32 AM
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