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War Room’s Priscilla Shirer’s Contemplative History, and Why It Matters

John Lanagan of My Word Like Fire has written another installment of his War Room series. His concern is that Priscilla Shirer’s movie fans will purchase her pre-War Room products and be exposed to her contemplative leanings. For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob, Because they are filled with influences from the east, And they are soothsayers […]

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“Mindfulness” meditation fad popular with celebrities including Emma Watson can make you dream up false memories

This piece over at the Daily Mail explains how Buddhist mediation, which is what mindfulness is, can play tricks on your mind. So it seems emptying one’s mind is not all it’s cracked up to be.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with this practice, Marcia Montenegrro has written a piece on it that […]

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War Room’s Priscilla Shirer “will become the main character” in the Bible stories she’s reading?

John Lanagan of My Word Like Fire expresses his concern over the actress the Kendrick brothers cast in their new film: I saw the movie, War Room, and liked it very much. Priscilla Shirer is an incredible actress, and the director made wise use of her facial expressions to tell much of the story. Shirer is far more than […]

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