Coach Carter

Ok - this tells you how much time I spend watching TV. I've had the movie "Coach Carter" sitting on top of my TV (via Netflix) for a month now and FINALLY got around to watching it yesterday. Aside from the fact that the movie portrayed teachers as unmotivated,pessimistic, and lazy, I liked the movie. And there was a quote that struck me :

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We were all meant to shine as children. It’s not just in some of us. It’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

Just struck a note, if you know what I mean.


- hfs

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