John 3.30 “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (NKJV)
Jerry Bruckheimer is renowned for producing great ‘edge of your seat’ movies and television series; ‘The Amazing Race‘, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean‘ and ‘CSI‘, just to name a few. But in 2009, he moved away from his usual genre and produced the moderately successful movie, ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic.’
The movie, based on two successful books by Sophie Kinsella, followed the life of shopping addict and journalist Rebecca Bloomwood in her pursuit to land her dream job as fashion editor for Alette Magazine. Her addiction threatens to cost her everything she has worked so hard for and so determines to break free from its hold, sometimes with hilarious consequences.
One scene in particular sees Rebecca, who after days of going ‘cold turkey’, trys to break into a huge block of ice containing her frozen credit cards, which she had put there in an attempt to stop from spending money.
I have a friend (no it’s not me) who was struggling with cigarettes. He’d tried everything from cold turkey to nicotine patches but to no avail. He is someone who had a beautiful soft heart towards God yet... read more