Clark Kent stepped into a phone booth. Popeye chugged a can of spinach. Luke Skywalker journeyed inside himself and found the Force.
These three heroes would go on to save the day, but first they connected with their own heroism in quiet, personal moments.
A phone booth is a very cozy space to transform form into a hero. There was no one in that phone booth but Clark Kent himself. (He didn’t even phone a friend.) Clark had to first become a hero in his own mind in order to become Superman. He had to say a Heroic Yes! to the capacity within himself to be great.
What place do you use as your “phone booth?” How are you becoming a hero in your own mind? How are you saying a Heroic Yes! to your capacity to be great?
Popeye had to believe in the hero within himself enough to seek nourishment for that hero. Who would have Popeye been if he had said, “A guy like me ain’t worth no can of spinach?”
Sometimes we know of physical things or educational opportunities that will help us grow into our heroic selves. We have the chance to say a Heroic Yes! to investing our money into the development of our heroism.
What physical things or educational opportunities do you want to say a Heroic Yes! to investing your money in that would aid you in growing more fully into your heroic self?
Luke had to look deep within himself to connect to the vastness that is the Force. When Luke looked within himself, he found that he wasn’t all alone, and made the choice to say a Heroic Yes! to his connection with this vastness.
When do you feel most connected to the vastness that is beyond you? How are you saying a Heroic Yes! to this connection?
Superman, Popeye and Luke Skywalker all first said a very intimate and Heroic Yes! to themselves before they went on to become heroes and save the world.
The Heroic Yes! that you give to yourself is perhaps both your greatest gift to yourself and your greatest gift to the world.
May you find great joy in saying a Heroic Yes! to the superhero within you.
Game of the Day
You have an ultra important mission IF you choose to accept it: Live today and everyday as the superhero you are.
Jason Freeman is a professional writer, and a one-of-a-kind public speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Heroic Yes! Productions. Jason has an MFA in Poetry from the University of Nebraska. He knows the pain of perceiving one’s life through a lens of limitation and also the thrill of moving beyond that mindset. For more information on Jason’s powerful message, or to book him to present to your organization, go to www.HeroicYesProductions.com.