Motivational Monday | Have Courage & Be Kind

With such posts every Monday, it’s sure is a great way to start the week. Great to be back and reading your blogs again…

The Girl in Glasses

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Over the long Easter weekend, I had the pleasure of going to watch the latest rendition of the classic story of Cinderella. I entered the cinema with an open mind, though still holding close the beloved, 1950’s animated tale, and I was impressed with what unravelled before my eyes. It was remarkably traditional and faithful, whilst also refreshing in our era with its beautiful staging and costuming, magical sequences and values – one that shone above all others – “Have courage & be kind”. Cinderella’s mother shares this wisdom, framed as “a great secret that will see her through all of the trials that life has to offer”, and this mantra certainly worked out well for her (in the end).

Lets take a moment to think about the real meaning behind this quote…

Kindness:

The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.

Courage:

The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. To have the…

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