Healed by Grace 2 Review & DVD Set Giveaway

 

I love a good family movie. One that you can sit down and watch without worrying about what your kids are being exposed to.  Maybe you don’t have young kids anymore, I don’t, my youngest is now 18. I still love a good family movie so “I” don’t have to worry about the language, or other content that I don’t want to see myself.

Healed by Grace 2 is just that kind of movie. It is Dove Approved for all ages. Healed by Grace 2 release in digital format on 8/20/18 and releases on DVD on 9/18/18. I was able to watch a digital screener version of the movie for this review.

 

 

Healed by Grace 2 Review & DVD Set Giveaway

 

About Healed by Grace 2 Ten Days of Grace

 

Jesse is approaching her 15th birthday and the only gift she desires is a horse. Unbeknownst to Jesse, her mother Brandy is in the throes of a cancer diagnosis which has Jesse’s father jumping through unexpected obstacles. He signs Jesse up for summer camp, but when summer camp falls through he decides to have her stay with her estranged grandfather, an old gruff horse trainer named Gauff. Gauff, still recovering from the death of a special horse named Grace, now faces the challenges of teen negotiation. Gauff finds he must swallow his pride and ask his daughter Brandy for forgiveness. A humorous and inspiring story of how God’s grace works in mysterious ways.

 

Healed by Grace 2 Ten Days of Grace Official Trailer

 

 

When Jesse’s father meets her grandfather – I am your son in law

 

 

When Jesse first meets Grace…

 

 

 

Jesse’s mother Brandy, estranged from her father,  didn’t know that her husband had dropped Jesse off with him. Jesse finds out that her mother had a cancer scare and no one told her. Gauff, Jesse’s grandfather, has to come to terms with his behavior while he was raising his daughter. While Brandy is racing to get to her father’s to get Jesse, Gauff, prays for forgiveness, and apologizes to his granddaughter. When Brandy & Jesse are reunited, Brandy tries to take Jesse home, but she doesn’t want to leave once she finds out her mother will be fine. While there, Brandy confronts her father about his behavior when she was a kid. He admits there is no excuse for his behavior and that he thought she was better off without him in her life. He then gets down on one knee and begs for her forgiveness, and a chance to start over.

 

The themes throughout Healed by Grace 2: Ten Days of Grace are faith, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Healed by Grace 2 shows us that we can overcome out pasts. We can ask others for forgiveness, and extend forgiveness to them. And that we can mend relationships that we never thought that we would be able to reconcile.

 

For more information about Healed by Grace 2, visit the Healed by Grace website.

 

Healed by Grace 2: Ten Days of Grace is available on Amazon and
ChristianBook.com
.

 

 

Healed by Grace and Healed by Grace 2 DVD Set Giveaway

 

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Healed by Grace 2 DVD (the new release/ sequel)
Healed by Grace DVD (the original film)

 

Healed By Grace II – Ten Days of Grace

Turns out that Gauff – the cantankerous horse trainer – has a dark past that includes a messy divorce and hopelessly strained relationship with his adult daughter Brandy, who won’t even speak to him. But when Brandy experiences a health scare, Gauff finds himself looking after his 14 year old girl granddaughter – whom he was unaware of just days before! It’s a heartwarming tale of connection and reconciliation set in a scenic and inspiring equestrian setting.

Healed By Grace I

Riley Adams dreamed of being a world class dancer, but a horrific accident brings her dreams to a standstill. Faced with her greatest setback, Riley clings to her faith, determined to recover in time for the national competition. Through equine therapy, she discovers a special bond with a beautiful mare named Grace, and a most unexpected burgeoning romance as well! Just when it seems the old Riley is back, disaster strikes and it seems all her efforts will come to nothing. That is, until God’s grace appears from a most unexpected place.

Healed By Grace is a charming film series placed in an idyllic equestrian setting.

 

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Teach My Back to School Giveaway

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Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

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Paul Apostle of Christ – Review & Giveaway

 

I sat down in the living room the other night to watch Paul, Apostle of Christ with my husband. We started it at about 9 pm while waiting for some of our kids to get home. Which was totally a bad time to start watching a movie. lol The movie starts out slow, and I just couldn’t follow it. I thought it was just me, but my husband said he had trouble follow it as well. So we turned it off to try another day. A few days later we tried again.

 

Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

 

We were right about the it moving slow in the beginning. But we were able to follow the story line a lot better the 2nd time around.  I should know better than to start a movie that late. lol Thankfully, they included several story line screens that really helped us follow along.

 

Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ starts when Paul is already in prison, and ends with his death. It is not set entirely in the prison. The story also follows Priscilla, Aquila, and Luke, to name a few. So we see them outside of the prison, in their community, with others. We see the difficult days of early Christianity, and the effect of Emperor Nero’s persecution of the early church.

 

Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

 

 

Paul, played by James Faulkner, who goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ’s most influential apostle, is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero. Luke, played by Jim Caviezel, his friend and physician, risks his life when he ventures into Rome to visit him. Paul is under the watchful eye of Mauritius, played by Oliver Martinez, the prison’s prefect, who seeks to understand how this broken old man can pose such a threat. But before Paul’s death sentence can be enacted, Luke resolves to write another book, one that details the beginnings of “The Way” and the birth of what will come to be known as the church. Their faith challenged an empire. But their words changed the world.

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ is written and directed by Andrew Hyatt, and also stars Joanne Whalley and John Lynch.

 

Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

 

While Paul, Apostle of Christ does start out slow, it definitely gets better! While I would have liked to see more of Paul’s story, how his name change came about for example, this is a very enjoyable movie. This movie is rated PG-13 for violence. There are a few scenes that kids might find disturbing. I suggest watching it yourself first, to be sure it’s something you want your kids to see, and that your kids can handle it.  Check out the trailer.

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ Official Trailer

 

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ – The Heart of the Story

Check out this video of the story behind the making of Paul, Apostle of Christ. The heart of the story.

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ is now on DVD and BluRay. You can connect with Paul, Apostle of Christ movie on Facebook and Instagram.

I really hope that they make more movies like this one, about the other apostles! For now, I will be sharing this movie with all my kids.

 

Paul Apostle of Christ Movie Review

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Steps of Faith Movie Review and Giveaway

*I watched a screener copy of this movie for free online to facilitate this review.
What would you do if God told you to pack up and move to a new city? What if you had to walk up to someone and tell them that God told you to come work for them?

 

Both of those things would be hard, wouldn’t they? Outside of our comfort zone for most of us.

 

But that’s exactly what happened to the main character, Faith, in Steps of Faith.

 

Steps of Faith

 

Steps of Faith opens with Faith getting toilet papered by a boy at church. lol She does not have a good track record of working with kids.

When Faith tells her family that God wants her to move and work with kids, they are not supportive. They point out that she doesn’t go to church more than once a month, and how she doesn’t even like kids or animals. After that argument with her parents, she asks God for one more sign that this is really what He wants her to do. The next day at work, her boss asks her to send a check to Steps of Faith. That’s her sign to go. She goes to her parents again to seek their blessing on her move. They are still not supportive of her.

 

“If this is your calling, than what does it matter how we feel about it.” – Mom

“Are you going to move even if we don’t give you are blessings?” – Dad

“Yes” – Faith

“Well, then there’s your answer.” – Dad

“I’m leaving on Wednesday” – Faith

“Are you two just going to let her walk out the door? You sit in service every Sunday, but because your daughter is following the voice of God you’re ready to shoot the messenger. I might just have to rethink this whole religious thing. I sit in service every Sunday, I feed the homeless, I help take care of the elderly, but I have never actually heard God’s voice. Not once.” – Faith’s sister

 

That’s powerful stuff. Are you ready and willing to follow God no matter what? Even if your family doesn’t want you to? Or believe that you heard from God?

 

Watch the official Steps of Faith trailer…..

 

 

After that argument with her parents, Faith meets with her pastor for advice.

“God puts these obstacles in our path so we don’t go around feeling like saints” – pastor

 

Then she does move. Unfortunately it doesn’t go any smoother for her after arriving at Steps of Faith. They won’t hire her even after she told them that God told her to come work for them.

“This is all a little to cuckoo for me. Check back in 6 months.” – Belle

So she does the only thing that she can do. She goes back every day until they do hire her.

“God told me I that I was supposed to be doing this.” – Faith

“Well He didn’t tell me.” – Belle

“I’ll be back everyday until you hire me. See you tomorrow.” – Faith

 

Check out this exclusive clip!

 

 

And the owner does finally do hire her. To muck out the stalls.

Check out this second exclusive clip. This scene cracks me up. lol

 

 

Faith is ok with mucking out the stalls since she does not have a good track record of working with kids. So even though she follows what God told her to do, by moving and getting a job at Steps of Faith, she avoids working with the children there. She finally has no choice but to start, though.

After a child gets almost gets hurt on her watch, Faith gets discouraged and goes home. Her father gives her an encouraging talk that ends with:

 

“It’s time for you to pick yourself up and go get what God has for you.”     (Very wise advice for anyone.)

 

Faith does just that. Returning to Steps of Faith, working hard, getting certified in hippo-therapy, and getting married to the owner of Steps of Faith.

 

The main themes of Steps of Faith, now on DVD, are faith, purpose, and relationships. Even though it’s called a dramedy, there is not a lot of comedy in the movie. There were a couple of scenes that I laughed at, and a few more that made me chuckle. But it’s not a belly laugh comedy.  Starring Charles Malik Whitfield, Chrystee Pharris, Irma P. Hall, it is rated PG. There is no language or violence in the movie. I think the PG rating is because of a couple of kisses, between Faith’s parents, and Faith & Marshall.

 

I recommend Steps of Faith for the whole family.

 

 

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Bundle of Joy Giveaway – $350 Worth of Baby Goodies!

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The Bundle of Joy giveaway!

 

With a total retail value of $350 of goodies for your baby. You won’t want to miss this one!

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