With all that’s going on in the world, we might have “reason” to be cynical. However, this delightful video short may help us understand how a little joy can break it down. And that can be a really good thing.
I love this short movie (2 minutes+) of a cynical photographer trying to keep kids from smiling during a school photo shoot. May joy always beat cynicism. Enjoy. School Portrait (2011) from Michael Berliner on Vimeo.
Kids who don't want to hear what someone is saying will put their fingers in their ears, close their eyes, and say, "La, la, la, la, la, I can't hear you…la, la, la, la, la." So do churches. It isn't usually intentional, but it is rooted in the need to