Jennifer Garner, who appears in the upcoming Atlanta-filmed “Love, Simon,” posted a cute photo of a guy who took notice of her Girl Scout cookie enterprise outside a grocery store. Clearly, he was agape at the prospect of a Thin Mint.
The mom of three started her career in Atlanta, as a summer intern for the Georgia Shakespeare festival. In recent years she’s been back in town for other movies including “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” and “Miracles From Heaven.” The latter, she said, led her to start going to church again.
“I grew up going to church every Sunday of my life,” she said during a 2016 interview to promote the film on Good Morning Texas. “When I did move to L.A. it wasn’t something that was just part of the culture there in the same way. It didn’t mean that I lost who I was. There was something about doing this film and talking to my kids about it and realizing that they were looking for the structure of church every Sunday. It was a great gift of this film that it took us back to finding our local Methodist church and going every Sunday. It’s really sweet.”
She shared inspiring words during the interview: “Joy comes from the smallest things and if you don’t see joy in a perfect avocado or a great conversation or in running into a friend or getting a job .. if you don’t see joy in a perfectly beautiful tree in the autumn than you are missing your chance at happiness,” she said. “If you don’t find it in the small things and you only wait for big moments than you’ll just not be be a happy person.”