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Cinderella: Christ-Follower

Today was my day off. As it was nice out I decided to walk to the theatre a couple miles away. After consulting my lovely wife, I decided to go see the live-action Cinderella. (Yes, by myself. C.S. Lewis was a lover of 'faerie-stories'. Why shouldn't I be?)

This is the part where I could expound on the quality of the movie. How family-friendly it was. The beautiful CGI. And so forth.

I'd rather talk about some surprising things I discovered as I watched. (SPOILERS AHEAD!) 

Ella had parents that were big on some good Biblical wisdom. Specifically Proverbs 22:6 (Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he won't depart from it.) and Colossians 3:12 (Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.)

Those of you who've seen the film already may be scratching your heads and wondering what in the world I'm babbling about.  Remember the secret that Ella's mother pass…

Truth, Love, Apostasy and Legalism

Being the geek I am, of course I'm going to start this with a Babylon 5 reference. There's a Vorlon (race in the B5 universe) saying: "Truth is a three-edged sword; there's your truth, my truth, and the truth."
I'm not going to worry about the first two. Your (as in, anyones) truth matters not at all. It's garbage. In the grand scheme of things, your truth is more disgusting and less useful than used toilet paper...
... but so is mine.
The one that remains is, of course, God's Truth.  See, here's the thing: God's Truth doesn't change. Because He doesn't change. What was His reality before time was a concept will remain so long after time ceases. His Law, His Love, His reality, His TRUTH is the way of things.
The Bible gives an excellent overview of Truth. Everything you need to know, really. Little things like...   * God is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.    * We were designed to be in monogomous, heterosexual union.
  * Murde…