The Time I Starred in “The Hobbit”

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He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying,“My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.” - Matthew 26:39

So last weekend, we rented the latest in the Hobbit movies. I loved it. Really, you should see it.

Imagine my surprise to find myself right there in the middle of the movie! Seriously, I'm a star! I was kicking booty and taking names.

The only reason I recognized myself was the fact that my head topped the Mohs scale of hardness charts. I knew right then that I was looking in a mirror. Tusks and all. 

**(I come in at about 1:10 and go till 1:30.... an awesome 20 seconds of screen-time)

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. - Galatians 6:9

There's no doubt my stubborn will has at times been the only reason I keep going.

And so as I pick up my battle axe and get ready to head-butt, I will pray that my hard-headedness may never be used to stand in the way of the will of the Almighty. May I ever be submissive to my King.

But when the enemy ambles over, all big and awkward, may I knock him to his knees without missing a beat. When ugly is charging me for all he's worth, may I meet him head-to-head, assured of whose victory is already secured.

Are you hard-headed, too? You probably are, seeing as you're still here, still kicking, still praising.

From one hard headed dwarf to another, “Fight On!”

Holy God, thank you for a noggin that withstands what the devil throws at me. Thank you for Your strength, so that I never have to rely on my own. In Jesus' Name, Amen...


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May God Bless You,

Shelly

3 Comments on “The Time I Starred in “The Hobbit”

  1. Standing with you in these powerful declarations:
    But when the enemy ambles over, all big and awkward, may I knock him to his knees without missing a beat. When ugly is charging me for all he's worth, may I meet him head-to-head, assured of whose victory is already secured.
    Kicking and praising and fighting on, right beside you, dear girl. xxxx

  2. Oh yes, Shelly. The other day a member of my family said to me, 'You are so stubborn!' I said, 'Yes. It's a skill I have learned. I'm still here, persevering.' 😉

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