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Running with Wolves

Updated: Mar 16, 2021

Romans 8:18-23, “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.”

If you haven’t seen or heard of Cartoon Saloon Studios before, you really should check them out. Especially if you love Celtic culture or classic 2D animation. They produced some of the loveliest and uniquely stylized films in recent years like The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. (I think I might fawn over those later.) Anyway, they just recently released their latest tale, Wolfwalkers, digitally on AppleTv+, and though I haven’t watched the movie yet, I’ve seen enough promo clips to already know it’s another sublime work of art. Now, because I hadn’t seen the whole thing, I can’t fully assess Wolfwalkers’s Biblical integrity. I’ll have to wait and see for that. However, there is a scene they released publicly that completely captivated me and hearkens to one of God’s promises that I anticipate very much. So much so, that I wanted to talk about it.

I’ll leave a link at the bottom of this blog so you can watch this scene for yourselves, but here’s a quick run