I was introduced to Caine’s Arcade this week and can’t stop talking about it. These two films capture a beautiful story about creativity and how encouragement can launch people into something they never imagined.
Last year I had the privilege of spending a few days with Tom Shadyac, who radically convicted me about how I live. Tom was (and is) an acclaimed Hollywood director (Bruce Almighty, Evan Almighty) but hurt his head in a bike accident and suffered painful headaches for months. While suffering, he questioned what he was doing with his life. He claimed his life was largely about acquiring things. He realized that while he wasn’t really unhappy, he wasn’t exactly happy, either. So he made some changes.
Tom made a decision to get rid of his house, to stop flying private, and to live generously, focussing on relationships. He moved into a double wide trailer. He pretty much only…
This past June I attended Don’s Storyline Conference in Santa Barbara. I knew it was going to be inspiring. I didn’t it was going to kick me in the posterior.
I’ve accomplished a few things in my life. I’ve acted in movies and TV. I’ve gotten one book published. I’m long overdue for getting another book out into the world. But something has stopped me from…
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