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A few years ago, ok a few thousand years ago, a guy named Solomon said to “Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life”. One way we can do that is to be intentional about what media we take in. Here are three reasons why we should!

1. Media you take in can influence your interactions with others. This one is subtle, but if you’re a husband and one of your goals is to grow in that role, Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages is going to move you closer to that goal than a sketchy documentary about life in a strip club.

2. Media you take in can normalize behavior and labels. It’s easy to let social cues and stereotypes that are in movies, on tv, and in books appear normal and acceptable if they are played out in front of you often…

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