The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie Giveaway

I love super hero movies and one of my son’s favorite characters is Spiderman. Actually I think our entire house is fan of any of the Marvel Super Heroes and this is a movie we will more than likely watch as a family. And if my daughter doesn’t want to see it my husband and son will see it for sure. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes out on May 2nd.

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We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

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It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield).  For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone).  But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city.  With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp. image

This group of actors has to be my favorite Spiderman set so far. Emma Stone is amazingly strong as Gwen and Peter is fun as Spiderman should be. I loved the first Spiderman with the two of them in it and can’t wait to see this one as well.

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Disney’s Planes: Fire and Rescue Coloring Sheets, Character Posters and Trailer

With the excitement of another Planes movie I have some fun Planes coloring sheets to share with you. My son loves to color and it’s so much easier to print off sheets for him to color than it is for us to go to the store and get a coloring book. So here are the Planes Fire and Rescue coloring sheets.

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Now for some character poses:

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Ol’ Jammer

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Mayday

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Dusty

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Windlifter

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Blade Ranger

PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE opens in theaters on July 18, 2014!

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Jim Henson’s The Doozers Exclusively on Hulu Giveaway #Doozers

I’m a child of the 80’s and remember the golden days of Fraggle Rock and on that show were the Doozers. The Doozers were cute little creatures that made these buildings all over and the Fraggles would just come and eat them. SO frustrating. Well, now exclusively on Hulu comes the new series Doozers. Let’s get to it and DO Do Do it.

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The animated preschool series DOOZERS focuses on four Doozers kids, a team of best friends who live in Doozer Creek, a fantastical, modern, and eco-friendly community. Dubbed “the Pod Squad,” Spike, Molly Bolt, Flex, and Daisy Wheel bounce from one fabulous kid adventure to the next, engaging in exciting projects and having a blast playing together.

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Doozers is the first Hulu Original for kids! The CGI animated preschool series comes from The Jim Henson Company (Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid) and DHX Media (Yo Gabba Gabba, SuperWHY!). Watch Doozers on Hulu at http://hulu.tv/f7f.

The Pod squad will face challenges creating something every week The Pod Squad loves to DESIGN, CREATE, and INNOVATE. These Doozers are DOERS – they put their ideas into action! If that sounds like work, think again! What kid wouldn’t want to design their very own Doozer Derby racing car, fly in a jetpack (or better yet…fly with a kaleidoscope of butterflies!), or build a giant life-sized gingerbread house?! Whatever they are doing, the Pod Squad always manages to have a fantastic time!

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Check Out The Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Trailer #LegendsoofOz

One name gets me excited and it’s Patrick Stewart; he’s in the upcoming movie. The

upcoming animated film, Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, featuring a star-studded cast including Lea Michele, Hugh Dancy, Jim Belushi, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Kelsey Grammer, Oliver Platt, Bernadette Peters and Patrick Stewart comes out April 28th.

 

 

 

Dorothy’s only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she’s already being called back for another adventure! After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy (Lea Michele) and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow (Dan Aykroyd), the Lion (Jim Belushi) and the Tin Man (Kelsey Grammer). Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester (Martin Short) – the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West – is taking Oz over one region at a time, holding their leaders captive and casting a pall of darkness over the beloved land. Even Glinda (Bernadette Peters) is unable to combat the Jester’s evil powers, making Dorothy their only hope.clip_image001
When she arrives in Oz, Dorothy’s plan is to travel to the Emerald City to reunite with her old friends and join forces with them to stop the Jester. However, the yellow brick road isn’t quite as easy to follow this time around, especially with the Jester planting tricky detours to lead her astray, so she enlists the help of Wiser the owl (Oliver Platt), Marshal Mallow (Hugh Dancy), China Princess (Megan Hilty) and Tugg the tugboat (Patrick Stewart) to help find her way.

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN – in theaters May 9!

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Three Kids Movies For Family Movie Night Basket Giveaway

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You don’t have to put candy in a gift basket, you can put coloring books, eggs with cash in them, crayons, crafts a ton of different activities. We’re working with Lionsgate and they gave us some samples to create our own Easter Basket. (We get to host a giveaway as well for one of you but the candy you see in my basket isn’t included in yours. You will just be winning the following titles)

LaLaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show
The Dog Who Saved Easter
Power Rangers Megaforce: The Great Dragon Spirit

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Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show

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Saddle up for the third magical movie from the creators of Lalaloopsy as Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show arrives in on DVD, Digital HD and Video on Demand April 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Meet a whole new group of friends as the Lalaloopsy girls discover their new pen pals are talking ponies! Checkers, Peanut’s pen-pal brings her friends Snap Pea, Tangerine, Jamberry and baby ponies Flutterwings and Honeycomb to visit Lalaloopsy Land for a special party. Based on the highly successful Lalaloopsy toy and entertainment brand, the film is timed to the Spring roll out of the all-new Ponies line, and is the newest in the collection of beloved Lalaloopsy films that have sold over 400,000 copies in less than two years. The Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Show DVD features bonus material including a “Meet the Ponies” featurette, Lalaloopsy mini adventures and a sing-a-long music video, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

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  • “Meet the Ponies” featurette
  • Lalaloopsy Mini Adventures
  • Sing-A-Long Music Video
    The Dog Who Saved Easter

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Zeus is back and better than ever when The Dog Who Saved Easter arrives on DVD exclusively at Walmart on April 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film will be available on Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View everywhere the same day. The Dog Who Saved Easter will be released three weeks earlier on Digital HD on March 18. The latest installment in the hit family franchise is full of excitement and laughter along with an all-star cast including Mario Lopez (TV’s “EXTRA!”), Nicole Eggert (TV’s “Charles In Charge”), Dean Cain (TV’s “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”), Elisa Donovan (Clueless), Beverly Mitchell (TV’s “7th Heaven”), Patrick Muldoon (Starship Troopers), Catherine Hicks (TV’s “7th Heaven”), Joey “Cocoa” Diaz (Grudge Match) and Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers Franchise). The Dog Who Saved Easter DVD, including all-new bonus features such as director/producer commentary, a stills gallery and behind-the-scenes featurette, will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

It’s Easter and everyone’s favorite K-9 has returned! The Bannisters are heading out on a family cruise and sending Zeus to doggie day care. Everything is going according to plan until the daycare’s crosstown rival hires a trio of crooks to sabotage the fledgling business. Zeus will make some new friends and new enemies as he uses all his tricks to save the daycare and Easter!

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  • Audio Commentary with Director Sean Olson, Producer Peter Sullivan and Executive Producers Barry Barnholtz and Jeffrey Schenck
  • Stills Gallery
  • Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
    Power Rangers Megaforce:

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The super-charged Power Rangers Megaforce action continues with an all-new thrilling adventure, Power Rangers Megaforce: The Great Dragon Spirit, arriving on DVD and Digital HD April 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The hit Nickelodeon series is action-packed with exciting stories about a group of teenage superheroes who must work together to defend the planet from evil. The latest epic saga follows the Power Rangers Megaforce team as they summon the mighty Dragon Spirit to earn new ultra powers! The Power Rangers Megaforce: The Great Dragon Spirit DVD includes four episodes and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Troy, Noah, Emma, Gia and Jake must convince the mysterious Robo Knight to work alongside them and battle a collection of enemies with evil powers including Psychotick’s energy-draining abilities, Shadow Serpent’s paralyzing touch, Distractor’s giant army of MegaMonsters and Nojoke’s laughter-stealing traps. Then, when an ancient weapon falls into the wrong hands, the Rangers must summon the mighty Dragon Spirit to gain new ULTRA POWERS! Witness the rise and epic transformation of the Megaforce team in these four ultra-exciting episodes!

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Interview with Greg Kinnear: Is Heaven for Real? Heaven is For Real #Heavenisforrealmovie

I know it’s hard for many of you that are not believers to get excited as I am about this movie. And for that reason I really want to make it a point to include the interview I had with Greg Kinnear. I’m not entirely sure that Greg Kinnear is a Christian. If he is he’s sort of like me, it’s difficult to just put yourself out there and say yes I’m a Christian and Yes I believe in heaven and yes to those that don’t believe, I just type casted myself so you don’t want to hire me or work with me.

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Having faith and putting yourself out there is hard to do and it was actually hard for the Burpo family to tell their story. Nothing about the Heaven is for Real story was easy. I mean, Todd and Sonia almost lost their son. And making the decision to tell the story was scary and it’s hard for that small town to be in the spotlight. So I can understand how it’s also hard for Greg to put himself out there like this. But he did it, and he did it well.

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Someone asked Greg Kinnear about how he prepared for the film

He said that he never met Todd before the film so he called him on the phone and they Skyped each other a lot. It was important to Greg that he portrayed that Todd was more than just a pastor. He was a volunteer firefighter, he volunteered at the school, and he was also a pastor and a father. I felt that Greg did a really great job making Todd f eel like a very complex guy. He was drawn in with the family’s dilemma and how they figured out what to do with this shocking information their son was telling them.  “I liked the way the story is told in a very human, accessible way….It’s the story of a family who experiences something extraordinary. On think Randall is so good at is creating moments of humor, humanity and decency for this family, while also getting at the larger questions.

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We also asked him about working with Connor, How was that, did he help him a lot?

Greg sort of laughed and said I never knew I was going to be the kid whisperer for this movie, but I did work very well with Connor. We also played a lot together. Then he went on to say that he really understood that relationship between Colton and Todd and the innocence of a four year old boy. “It’s important to point out that Colton was then a four year-old kid, so there was no affection, nothing artificial about what he was saying. It was completely innocence……..And while children at that age can have huge imaginations, they also say things that you know they believe with all their heart. So it’s really interesting to play a father trying to sift through what’s real and what’s not in this kind of event.”

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In the end, much like Wallace, Kinnear sees the story of Heaven is For Real as being not just about looking towards heaven but also about how to live in the grace of the hear and now. “Whatever your feelings on the afterlife, I think this film captures the beauty that is all around us through the eyes of this little boy and what he is seeing”

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Heaven is for Real is in theaters now!

Go See Disneynature’s Film Bears #MeetTheCubs #DisneynatureBears

For Earth Day this year Disneynature released the film Bears. Bears follows the adventures of three bears, a mother and her two cubs. She spent the winter nursing them and it’s time to get some food but the salmon are very far away and not all of the bears get along. In fact some of the male bears will not tolerate cubs at all. clip_image001

clip_image001[6]In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting—but risky—as the cubs’ playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches. As the season changes from spring to summer, the brown bears must work hard to find food—ultimately feasting at a plentiful salmon run— while staying safe from rival male bears and predators, including an ever-present wolf. “Bears” captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet’s last great wildernesses—Alaska! Directed by Alastair Fothergill (“Earth,” “African Cats” and “Chimpanzee”) and Keith Scholey (“African Cats”), and narrated by John C. Reilly, “Bears” arrives in theaters April 18, 2014, to celebrate Earth Day.It’s an adorable story and as a parent you may want to know if anything bad happens. The bears live, all of them so when you come to the part where you think one of the cubs is going to die, you can reassure your child that everything will be ok. I have sensitive children so knowing this information helps me.

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I find it so amazing at how close the film makers are able to get to the bears. I mean I’m sure they have really good zoom lenses but still they are out there in the wild with the animals following the bears. I imagine it’s difficult to keep up with the bears.

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Grey’s Anatomy Fashion See The Clothing From The Set #GreysAnatomy #ABCTVEVENT

I love looking at clothing and I love Grey’s Anatomy, I mean there aren’t that many people out there that don’t watch Grey’s or haven’t watched it at some time. I stopped about the time of the writer’s strike. We ended up getting rid of TV altogether and didn’t watch anything. But now is just great time to jump back on the show. Getting caught up is easy enough. Grey’s Anatomy" airs Thursdays from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC

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Now look at the clothing…

I’m starting with this dress that Meredith wore to a wedding. This is the dress that my sister wanted me to wear to her wedding as her maid of honor. The one we found was sold at Nordstrom. I love it, the only reason why we didn’t get it was because I had to order it off the magazine without trying it on and the one I was looking at was so backless I was worried that it would go below my back. Plus I don’t have the body of Ellen Pompeo.

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And this is what the doctors wear on the set.

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The next photo is what Derek Shepherd wore on one of the episodes. I wish I was an expert and could tell you the exact episode he wore it on. If you know it you should tell me in the comments section.

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How about a wedding dress

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or two? I have to update this, this was worn in episode White Wedding. 

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The next two photos are provided by Grey’s Anatomy page on ABC.go.com.

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And finally this dress

 

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The clothing on Grey’s Anatomy is purchased, inspired by real doctors and fashion magazines. Not all of it is completely purchased some is purchased and modified and some are completely custom made. I love the clothing on Grey’s Anatomy because they all look like real people and we could go out and wear that same fashion. Be sure to watch tonight’s episode “I’m Winning”

On tonight’s episode

“I’m Winning” – Cristina is nominated for a Harper Avery and although most of her fellow doctors are ecstatic, she won’t let herself get too excited. Bailey continues to work on a young boy without an immune system — Alex considers making a change, and Derek and Callie work with a machine that can recognize emotions. Meanwhile, Richard gives the residents a pep talk about the exciting projects going on around the hospital on “Grey’s Anatomy,” THURSDAY, APRIL 17 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/10/14)

“Grey’s Anatomy” stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins, Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery, Sarah Drew as April Kepner, Camilla Luddington as Jo Wilson, Gaius Charles as Shane Ross, Jerrika Hinton as Stephanie Edwards and Tessa Ferrer as Leah Murphy.

Interview with Connor Corum: Heaven Is For Real #HeavenIsForRealMovie

Heaven is For Real is all about Colton Burpo who had a near death experience when he was 4 years old. He became very very sick was hospitalized and while he was in he hospital he went to heaven. Now many in our world don’t believe this story because it was thought that you had to die to go to heaven but Colton came back with images that can be found directly described in the bible. And four year old little boys do not speak bible talk.

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Connor did such an amazing job playing Colton, the Burpo family even said that Connor was a gift from God for the movie because he’s so much like Colton in real life. Boys are full of energy, talk in waves and don’t make eye contact which as a mother drives me crazy and Connor did it naturally. The director even said, Connor did such an amazing job because through most of it, he wasn’t acting. They were able to catch a child saying his lines while playing and being full on boy!

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In our round table interview we asked him if he was afraid of Rosie the spider in Colorado?.

His response was no way. His mother said that was actually the hardest of the scene for Connor to play because he wasn’t afraid of the spider. He had to pretend to be afraid for an entire day before he got to do his scene and hold the spider. He did give Greg Kinnear away by telling us that Greg is afraid of spiders. LOL, I’m afraid of spiders!

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I asked Connor if he likes being an actor?

He said YES, It’s SO FUN!

That’s such a boys answer and I asked because my little red head wants to become an actor. Even more so after being in the redwood forest and I told him that the Star Wars Ewok movie was filmed there.

Then we asked about the scene when he was sick, How did he get through that?

He gave us another very simple answer and said that He just did. His mother on the other hand told us that he had to drink juice and he doesn’t really like juice. He had to drink the juice over and over and over again so that he could spit it up.

We asked him who he would want to be in a movie with?

Greg Kinnear really made an impression on Connor because he wants to be in another movie with Greg. Greg really helped him through his scenes and was really just a great guy for Connor to work with.

Someone else asked him how he prepared for the emotional scenes?

In childlike form he just stared at us blankly. Connor is the same age as my son and he can’t fully process these deep emotions and it was very important to the director that his mother didn’t coach him. So she said that to help him, the night before a scene they would talk about what it’s like for a mom to lose a baby inside her or how important it was for someone to know that a relative of theirs was in heaven.

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Final conclusion is go see the movie just to see Connor Corum. He’s amazing in Heaven is For Real.

Heaven Is For Real Movie Out Today #HeavenIsForRealMovie

I’m so very excited because the Movie Heaven is For Real is out today and it’s a movie you should go see. Heaven Is For Real is about the experiences that the Burpo family had when their son Colton almost died. It’s a true story that was turned into a book. It wasn’t turned into a book so the family could make money, the book was made years after the event and doctor’s bills have to be paid right away. It wasn’t made so that a pastor could convert those that don’t believe in Jesus or heaven at all will believe. Todd didn’t even fully believe his son at first. It was made because it’s an amazing story that needed to be shared with the world to spark thought and because I honestly believe that GOD wanted this story told.

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Heaven is For Real is Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL. The story brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth … things he couldn’t possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. Written by Sony Pictures Publicity

 

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This story came to life from connections of love and compassion from book to screen it’s been blessed. I have my own reaction to the movie which is I really liked it. I cried even though I knew Colton would survive. I’ve shown it to my kids and we had some really great conversations about death and life and Jesus and Heaven! The movie is full of love and doubt it really tells the story of Heaven in human terms. The actors are amazing, the director and screenwriter are amazing. I love how they were able to have Connor be such a natural little boy. He didn’t make eye contact and was really exploring heaven. They created that scene and his reaction is real because he hadn’t seen the set until that very moment.

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Now, I’ve also seen the scope of believers and their opinions. My friend and leader of the Children’s Ministry at my church said she was impressed at how it wasn’t really overly religious. It’s a movie that is safe for none-believers to see and not feel pressured. image

My close none-believer friend saw the movie with me and he said, wow I wasn’t expecting it to be so religious. But he also didn’t know that it was a best selling book and that the dad was a pastor.

From the two perspectives, yes it’s a religious movie, can you still go see it yes. Take Your Family! Go with an open heart and open eyes and just think about…… Is Heaven For Real?