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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

"Where Hope Grows" - in theaters May 15th

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If you have been reading long, you know that we have had our moments of crying for help, hope and healing.  With all of the troubles that Jeremy had back in 2013 with his ulcerative colitis and ostomy surgery we had our faith tested over and over again.  Since that time we have felt more secure in our faith and know that even in our darkest hour, God gives us hope.  Every day I find myself coming back to my faith and the hope I have in God.  I know that even at my darkest times I can lean on that hope!

Last weekend, Jeremy and I got to screen a new movie called "Where Hope Grows".  When I first read about this movie I knew it would be a perfect Saturday night in for the hubs and me.  We are always looking for new, inspirational movies for our weekend date nights after the kids go to bed and I must say, this is one of my favorites in a long time!


We settled in for our evening and we were both in agreement that it was a great movie by the end.  "Where Hope Grows" will release to theaters on May 15th so make sure you check out your theater for movie times - it will be totally worth the babysitter to head out this weekend! 

"Where Hope Grows" is all about two people who changed one another's lives for the better.  Produce is a boy who works in the local marketplace in the produce section, he happens to have Down Syndrome.  He is a very smart, funny, happy and most importantly kind young man who befriends a former major league baseball player turned alcoholic named Calvin. Once the two meet they have a connection.  As the movie continues the connection grows.  


Through out the movie I was laughing and crying.  The writing and acting in this movie was so on point.  I felt like we were living through the ups and downs of the movie with Produce and Calvin.  Calvin asks Produce what his secret is, why is he so joyful and happy.  The secret was the hope that Produce had in his faith.  Without even trying, Produce saved Calvin from continuing a destructive life he was living.  Not only was Produce a source of hope for Calvin but Calvin showed compassion and love to Produce even though others in the town saw Produce as a nobody. 


I thoroughly enjoyed seeing a young man with Down Syndrome portrayed as an individual that could do anything he wanted and also as a strong figure in his faith.  While we all have obstacles to overcome, ours was our 2013 medical scares, we can all leave those obstacles with hope in our hearts.  



Check out the Official Trailer here.  



Looks great right?  A movie that is good for the soul.


Where do you find hope?



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28 comments:

  1. I hadn't heard of this movie coming out. It looks like a very sweet film.

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  2. That sounds like a sweet movie. I want to check it out :)

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  3. This seems like a great movie the whole family can enjoy. Maybe this film is coming out in select cities (I haven't seen or heard any advertisement)

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  4. This movie is going on my list of must see movies. I'm always looking for good clean wholesome family movies for my children

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  5. I haven't seen any previews for this one but it sounds so good. Adding It to my must see list fro summer movies.

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  6. This sounds like a very sweet and inspirational movie. I am putting it on my list.

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  7. I like positive uplifting movies like this ... waiting to see the previews .. i've seen the young male in a few movies and he's hilarious

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  8. I haven't heard of this movie before. I think it sounds like a wonderful movie! I look forward to seeing it when it comes out!

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  9. I cannot wait to watch this movie!

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  10. This looks like an inspirational movie. Will have to look out for it when it comes to cable

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  11. I haven't heard of it but it looks like a really beautiful movie. The actor looks so familiar to me!

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  12. This sounds like a really sweet movie. I bet it will be really inspirational.

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  13. I'll have to remember this film. It sounds like it could be a good one.

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  14. I haven't heard of this movie but I'm definitely going to have to check it out now! Thanks for sharing.

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  15. This sounds like a great movie. I must add this to my must see movie list.

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  16. I love a good inspirational movie.

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  17. Ooooh I must see this - thanks for the heads up

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  18. I hadn't heard about this one, but can now be on the lookout for it. I love inspirational films.

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  19. It does sound like a touching storyline. I would like to go see this one in the theater.

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  20. I haven't heard of this movie before but it looks very sweet! I'll have to check it out.

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  21. This movie looks really interesting! Definitely something I would like to watch :)

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  22. That looks like such a heartwarming movie. Thanks for sharing about it.

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  23. Looks like a really sweet movie, I will keep my eye out for it. Thanks!

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  24. This does sound like a good movie. I can't wait to see it.

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  25. This seems like a really heartfelt film. My husband sometimes likes to steer away from those because I cry a lot afterwards :).....but I'm going to keep watching these touching films. :)

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  26. It seems like a very touching film. I will have to recommend it to a friend of mine.

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  27. I hadn't heard of this, but it looks wonderful. I love a good laugh-and-cry movie!

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  28. I am going to need to check this one out. I love a good heartfelt movie!!

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