Movie Review: Moana

Photo by Walt Disney Pictures
Photo by Walt Disney Pictures

Moana’s quest also demonstrates how God can use a human being to restore order out of chaos. All it takes is perseverance, an act of forgiveness, and the desire to restore the heart of nature to its rightful place. There are times it seems as if we are a world of self-centered fools who abuse the earth and its resources and resist every opportunity to repent of our sins. Moana is bold and optimistic about the possibilities of choosing another way. We all need to embrace its point of view and then follow God’s call to become heroic in our faith. We have a savior, after all. After we are saved, let’s get busy saving this planet and one another.

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