Thoughts on The Little Mermaid

Thoughts on The Little Mermaid

Next up on Christian Parallels in the Movies is The Little Mermaid. Now, I hadn’t seen this movie since I was a kid. My little sister loved this movie, so in good big sister fashion- I did not. I actually promised myself that I would never let me daughters watch this...

Sleeping Beauty

I recently read that fairy tales are a literary form of apologetics because they illuminate the Gospel. After reflecting on this, I noted that most of our basic princess fairy tales follow a similar format: 1) They start with a happy world where we meet our princess....
The Christmas Puzzle

The Christmas Puzzle

As I was making dinner, my three-year-old wanted some help with a puzzle. Now, this is a new puzzle of the Baby Jesus. (We are very blessed with people in our lives who help point our children to Jesus during a protentional very secular holiday.) Anyways, she was...
Warning Labels

Warning Labels

I stood at the kitchen counter making my children Ramen Noodles for lunch. Normally I make the ones that come in the packages, but I accidentally picked up the cups when shopping.  As I was waiting for the cup in the microwave to finish, I picked up another...