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Hot off the Press: This really is IT…

Posted on: November 5, 2009

we’ve all constantly heard the buzz about This Is It since last week’s premiere.   even if you’re not a Michael Jackson fan it made one curious to see what all the fuss was about.  i never doubted that watching it would blow my mind.  he really was a genius…but when i sat down to watch the movie on Tuesday night i was taken to different place.  it was much bigger to me than listening to my favorite MJ songs or seeing him bust those amazing breakdance moves.  don’t get me wrong i’ve spent the last few days in the mirror ‘starting somethin’ but that wasn’t what made the movie so special to me.  i left feeling inspired to be greater. i left feeling an urge to live more fully. i left feeling excited about being me. 

i’m not so sad that Michael Jackson is not alive because he gave us everything he had from such a young age until he passed away. how many of us can say that?  he showed us his soul through his music and with his dance…very few can attest they have done the same. 

while watching the movie i could see that he worked hard and expected the best. the excerpts from the movie also showed a compassionate man who worked lovingly with his staff; not putting on airs or getting caught up in the stresses of the moment.     

i grew up dancing, so i was mesmerized watching him rehearse moves.  even if he was just walking through a step you could feel his energy.  he was always in tune with the music and his soul.  i want to be like that…

not just going through the motions of life but giving it my all even when the lights are dim and no one is watching.   Michael Jackson in this movie taught one amazing thing. to starting living like

mj blog 11-5-09 This IS it…

1 Response to "Hot off the Press: This really is IT…"

Told you it was good.

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