Friday, August 6, 2010

Three Amazing Posts from Shekhar Kapoor

Was visiting the movie director shekhar Kapoor's blog today... saw three amazing posts there! Giving links and excerpts here!


Killing your Dreams, reproduced from Paulo Coelho’s blog (with his permission)- it’s amazing

The first symptom of the process of our killing our dreams is the lack of time.

The second symptom of the death of our dreams lies in our certainties. Because we don’t want to see life as a grand adventure, we begin to think of ourselves as wise and fair and correct in asking so little of life.

And, finally, the third symptom of the passing of our dreams is peace. Life becomes a Sunday afternoon; we ask for nothing grand, and we cease to demand anything more than we are willing to give.

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What does a teacher make ?

I make kids wonder.

I make them question.
I make them apologize and mean it.
I make them have respect and take responsibility for their actions.
I make my classroom a place where all my students feel safe.

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Love, trust and faith in directing
Is there communication in absolute silence and stillness ? Is there communication in a sense of being ? Beyond just the simplistic scientific ideas of thought transfer and telepathy ?

I have often felt such strong communication in the presence of absolute Love and trust. Not with just vague ideas of words like ‘Hey I love you” thrown at each other , but....

It’s the essence of all creativity, a huge sense of focussed discipline, followed by a complete letting go. Into moments of absolute faith.

Directing is so much like living. Love , trust and faith.

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