Lessons from An ISFJ Vampire

Note: this references shortened terms for cognitive functions: Si (Introverted Sensing, a subjective mythology based on personal experience), Fe (Extroverted Feeling, or objective emotions centered around the welfare of others), Ti (Introverted Thinking, or subjective reasoning and the desire to understand the WHY), and Ne (Extroverted Intuition, or seeing the potential possibilities around an object... Continue Reading →

Movies I Love: Dracula (1979)

  Last night, as I watched this film for the first time in HD (but not for the first time!), I pondered what to say about it. I have interesting reminiscences about my discovery of it, funny anecdotes about introducing others to it, and an obscene amount of knowledge about the filming process, stage production... Continue Reading →

Christians, Vampires & Magic

I really do keep up on what people search for on this blog, and sometimes it prompts me to write posts about it, if I haven’t addressed that particular topic in the archives. So, one particular search term this week stood out to me: “should Christians read about vampires and magic”? My response? It depends... Continue Reading →

Is Fiction How We Misbehave?

Christians girls are an unusual breed. Most of us behave ourselves rather well. We don’t date jerks. We (usually) don’t drink. We don’t sleep around. Our parents don’t have to stress out over our behavior, and we’re in church at least once a week, if not more. But, if other Christian girls are anything like... Continue Reading →

Dracula & Company

Some movies come with good memories. Just sticking the disk into the player reminds you of happier times, of sharing the experience with friends or an incident that transpired during the film. I rather suspect that for some things, my appreciation of a film is directly tied into the people that I have shared it... Continue Reading →

Saving Caroline

Caroline Forbes is not your ordinary heroine. Her friend Matt calls her neurotic and insecure. And when you first meet her on the television show The Vampire Diaries, you just might agree with him. She first seems to be a typical high school cheerleader: empty-headed, interested in dating cute boys, and a tad bit jealous... Continue Reading →

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