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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Abel's Field review and GIVEAWAY!

The winner is Debbie!  Congratulations!!



Abel's Field is a winner of a movie.  It's a film that will make you think and laugh and boy did it make me cry.  The main character, Seth McArdle, is a bit of a modern day Job.  And Abel, well, I'll let you decide which biblical character he is at the end of the movie.:)  (Don't want to list an spoilers here!)  Seth carries the weight of the world on his shoulders while attending high school, working 2 (soon to be 3) jobs all the while raising his twin 7 year old sisters.  Their mother has passed away and their Dad is nowhere to be found.  The football team bullies him daily, his home is soon to be sold in a public auction, and he's tempted to commit a crime out of desperation. Seth feels that God no longer cares about him.  So many of us have been there.  But all is not lost...

Every day most of us get up and try to accomplish everything by ourselves.  At what point do you call out to God for help?  Abel's Field has heart, and you'll find yourself smiling quite a bit through the tears.  I watched it with my 15 year old daughter and we both agreed that it was a great movie.  There's action, drama, even a touch of romance.  There's also prayer (rarely seen in movies today) and gut wrenching moments of desperation.   Sometimes God helps us in the most unexpected ways.  And that's all I'm going to say except- you're going to want to watch this movie.:)


About Abel's Field
Left motherless by tragedy and abandoned by his father, high school senior Seth McArdle (Samuel Davis) faces enormous pressure as he strives to support his little sisters. At school, he endures the daily bullying of the football team. But fighting back only finds him singled out for punishment and assigned to an after-school work detail under the supervision of the reserved groundskeeper, Abel (SOUL SURFER’S Kevin Sorbo). Much to his surprise, Seth discovers that Abel may be the only one who truly understands his struggles. As dark times lure Seth toward desperate measures, the reluctant Abel may be the one person who can point him back toward the light.






Abel's Field is being released on January 22nd and FlyBy Promotions is generously giving a copy of it to one of my readers!  Leave a comment on this post if you'd like to be entered to win!  I'll choose a winner on Friday, February 1st!

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11 comments:

Tristan said...

THIS MOVIE SOUNDS AMAZING!!!!

Theresa N. said...

We'd love to see this movie. Thanks!
Theresa N
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debijackson said...

would love this dvd debbie jackson
djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Sounds very interesting!

Glogirl said...

Sounds like a great family friendly movie! I'd love to share it with my family.

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Paula R said...

I would love to see this movie! frmpjr@juno.com

Diane Estrella said...

This sounds like the kind of movie I wish they'd make more of. :O)

deanna said...

I've watched the youtube preview for this movie and it looks GREAT! I want to win!!
deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com
xoxo

Julie said...

Cool! Looks like a great movie!

Lori said...

This sounds so great. You are a gem to let us all know about it. Thank you!!

debijackson said...

looks like a great movie debbie jackson
djackson1958 at hotmail dot com