Deep Thoughts from "Chipwrecked"...

After I woke up about 45 minutes into the movie; I actually found some (3) cool comparisons to bore the kiddos with on the ride home...

Spoiler alert:

The Chipmunks get lost on an island (I was asleep before that, so I can't tell you how they got there); and Alvin was pretty naughty, so he didn't think Dave would come look for them.  But he did.  He went searching for them because they're his kids.  It doesn't matter how good or how bad they were - Dave would do anything to find them and bring them back (see the parallel?).  Once Dave found Theodore, he picked him up, and Theodore just sighed a big sigh of relief and rested his big ol' head on Dave's shoulders - comforted by the safety of his Father!

Then there was Simon - he gets bit by a spider and changes personalities into "Simone" - a suave, brave French guy/chipmunk.  He used to be this squirrelly (no pun intended), scaredy cat who never did anything halfway risky - to Alvin's dismay.  But all of a sudden he's a new personality; and it's way cool - he's living life to the full; and having fun being brave!  Once his bite wears off, he is reminded by others of the things he had done before, and since he hears that it is in him - he starts being brave again.  We have a true self, too - that has been suppressed for so long, that God is trying to get out of us and show us how bold He really made us!

Lastly, Zoe.  She has been on this island for 9 years searching for some treasure.  She went to the island searching for a treasure - with no way to get home!  So, what is she going to do with the treasure???  Who really cares if she finds millions of dollars in gold if she's stuck on an island!  That's this earth!  We can't take it with us  - "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.  But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy and where thieves do not break in and steal - for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also".  Mt 6:19-21


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