I can say with my whole heart that God has really convicted me on many things in the last 21 years that I once thought were acceptable in terms of the books I read and the TV shows that I watched. I know God is still doing a work in the subtle things. I still enjoy reading a author who writes really good books, but does throw the occasional bad word that I know I should not be reading. In my defense, I read these book on very few occastions now, however I have not completely erased them from my life. If I were to go through the 5 question filter, than I know I need to completely give them up. her last book, I downloaded to kindle and bought the hard copy, and have yet to read it. I think I am pretty close, to not buying them at all.
I made a decision when my daughter was young, that I would not rent any movies that were rated R. It was tough for a time because there were movies out that colleages at work were watching and I felt I was missing out. My daughter is now 17, and has been exposed to many undesireable things at school, and yet I beleive I should stick to my PG13 decision.
The thought of readical obedience used to cause my rebellious nature to come out, but the more I have seen evidence of Gods great love for me for me, the more I have realized it is the least I can do for him. Living a more holy life now does not cause me to feel that I am missing out on things, as it used to. Living a more holy and obedient life now causes me contentment and peace.