Human attraction to story points to the unique formative power of narrative. Yet, we need to sort out the different sorts of claims that are made about and for “story” in these discussions.
My initial neurotic thought was, “Is this a test to see if we really are a Christian family worthy of their house?”
College students and ‘twentysomethings’ who stay connected to a local church are twice as likely to have had a close personal friendship with an adult inside the church.
These doubts and desperate graspings have snowballed into a certain terrible urgency ready to sweep away an entire generation into nihilistic despair. Utterly convinced that this world, this church and this God simply cannot be moved to care.
Sony Animation intends to produce an inspiring, respectful and entertaining take on the famous Nativity story while remaining accessible to a broad audiences.
When Nancy Andreasen began her research into creativity and mental illness, she assumed she’d prove there’s a relationship between creativity and schizophrenia such as in John Nash, the brilliant mathematician whose battle with schizophrenia was the basis for the movie A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2001). But is it a fiction?
At the end of the day, people aren’t going to remember you for your titles, roles, and accomplishments. They are going to remember how you connected with them (or did not connect), because that is what’s most meaningful to them.