What Moves You?
October 3, 2013 37 Comments
We are each moved by different things. Some people are moved by the mountaintop view, others are emotionally impacted by a rock concert. Maybe it’s a family gathering or witnessing wild animals run free into an untamed horizon, or maybe it’s art, or waterfalls.
For me, among a few other things, it’s Story. I am deeply impacted by a well-told story. I’m probably the only person to have actually cried in The Incredibles. There’s nothing sad in the movie, as you know, but just the quality of storytelling and the raw, honest character development move me to tears. There is unbridled talent that is at work behind every facet of movies like that.
And if I’m honest about it, it’s because I’m envious of that talent. I strive to reach that level of creativity in my posts, magazine articles, and books. And you know what? I’m thankful for people that are better than me. They set a high standard to obtain. And everyday I gladly take on that challenge, and push forward with the full expectation to be as great as I possibly can.
Tell me: What movies you? What do you aspire to be? What skills or challenges do you dream of mastering? How do you use your emotions to propel you forward in your goals? If you answer these questions in the comment section below, be sure to answer this one as well:
What’s stopping you?
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