The Journal of Advertising published a study on the effects of overtly sexual content in mainstream consumer advertising. The results were not what you might expect.
If you posted for our giveaway, you may have guessed that Meg Ryan
was the actress (opposite Tom Hanks) in ‘You’ve Got Mail,” my favorite
romantic comedy. However, that is not Meg Ryan or Tom Hanks in the
picture to the left. It’s me and Bob! He had a friend Photoshop us into
the DVD cover art. He even had our friend take the movies starring
canine, “Brinkley,” out of the photo and added my own labradoodle,
“Stormie!” Our winner of the contest posted for a copy of And the Bride
Wore White and a $10 card for Starbucks, selected by random drawing, is
And now you know that my 20th anniversary celebration was a
three-day trip to New York City with a “You’ve Got Mail” theme. Can you
think of anything more romantic?
I got a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils for my twentieth wedding
anniversary. It was one of the most romantic gifts my husband has ever
given to me. In fact, I wish every single one of you a twentieth
wedding anniversary celebration half as romantic. I believe God dreams
for marriages to be this sweet twenty years after they begin.
I know of one thing that God cannot do. (Now, don’t get all heady and
start blogging about his omnipotence. Stick with me.) I’m kind of
jazzed up about sharing the gospel. It’s not that I didn’t think it was
important thirty days ago, but something inside of me has