After watching Mr. Holland’s Opus last night I felt it was appropriate to re-post this piece from last summer.
I think many of us struggle with trying to create our grand symphony in life– whether we can’t find the time, or don’t know exactly how it looks or sounds.
Mr. Holland came to realize that his opus was his students. All those years teaching — that was his symphony — not his after-hours passion of creation.
His purpose was embedded in the day to day.
What would it feel like to know this while you’re in it…to know that what you’re doing every day has meaning for yourself and others? We tend to look beyond for the great purpose which could potentially push it off it into an elusive place.
Here’s what I had to say about this last July.
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