Do not apologize for sticking to your guns and having standards

My Muslim brothers and sisters, do NOT apologize for living according to Islam. I have had people try to make me feel guilty for saying "50 Shades of Grey" is smut, and that I should not judge because I had not read the book or seen the movie. If you are not Muslim and you are my Facebook friend or you follow me so that you see some of what I write, you do need to be aware that as a practicing Muslim I am pretty conservative, especially in regards to things that are considered mainstream here … [Read more...]

Fifty Shades of Meh

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Okay, so there's this book out. It has caused quite an uproar in some circles, making the rounds not only of the bestseller lists but of the morning talk shows. Have you heard of it? It's titled Fifty Shades of Grey by some author who is pretentious enough to only go by her (his?) initials. What's the name? E L (space but no periods please) James. What is it with British authors and initials? J.K. Rowling? D.H. Lawrence? H.G. Wells? Perhaps some adopted initials in order to stump … [Read more...]


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