New Consciousness Review Spring, 2017 - Page 37

CONSCIOUS CINEMA

native ( but apparently effective ) drug treatments during the early days of the epidemic . In response , the inventive entrepreneur creates an innovative purchasing network to import these life-extending substances from Mexico and make them available to fellow victims of the disease . It ’ s an operation that gradually takes on a life of its own , eventually spreading far and wide and providing much-needed hope to countless patients .
It ’ s especially touching when collectively fueled undertakings spread joy and happiness to those most in need ( and deserving ) of it . Such altruistic , compassionate and playful efforts are the stuff of “ Batkid Begins ” ( 2015 ), a heartwarming documentary detailing the plan to bring a little fun into the life of a five-year-old cancer patient , Miles Scott . When Miles ’ s parents contacted the Make-A- Wish Foundation to materialize his dream – that of becoming Batman for a day – the organization got to work to make it happen . But what the foundation didn ’ t expect was the overwhelming response to its request for public assistance , an effort that drew interest from across the nation and around the globe . The result was a mass event to remember , one stoked by the collective power and unconditional warmth of the public , all to spread a little joy to a little boy . Nice .
As these examples show , our personal power can be tapped to accomplish great things when properly tempered and astutely focused . These films

It ’ s especially touching when collectively fueled undertakings spread joy and happiness to those most in need ( and deserving ) of it . Such altruistic , compassionate and playful efforts are the stuff of “ Batkid Begins ” ( 2015 ), a heartwarming documentary detailing the plan to bring a little fun into the life of a five-year-old cancer patient , Miles Scott .

present numerous sources of inspiration we can draw upon in learning how to use it – and how not to use it – to get worthwhile results . So , to that end , let ’ s claim our power , channel it suitably and get busy !
Copyright © 2017 , by Brent Marchant . All rights reserved .
A lifelong movie fan and longtime student of metaphysics , Brent Marchant is the award-winning author of Get the Picture ?!: Conscious Creation Goes to the Movies ( http :// booklaunch . io / brent % 20marchant / get-the-picture ) and Consciously Created Cinema : The Movie Lover ’ s Guide to the Law of Attraction ( http :// booklaunch . io / brent % 20marchant / consciously-created-cinema ), books that provide a reader-friendly look at how the practice of “ conscious creation ” ( also known as “ the law of attraction ”) is illustrated through film . Brent maintains an ongoing blog ( http :// brentmarchantsblog . blogspot . com ) about metaphysical cinema and other self-empowerment topics through his web site ( www . BrentMarchant . com ). He is also Featured Contributor for Smart Women ’ s Empowerment ( http :// www . smartwomensempowerment . org ) and Movie Correspondent for The Good Radio Network ( http :// www . thegoodradionetwork . com /). His additional writing credits have included contributions to Library Journal , BeliefNet , VividLife magazine , New Age News and Master Heart Magazine . Hear Brent as movie review radio correspondent on Frankiesense & More ( http :// toginet . com / shows / frankiesenseandmore /) and on New Consciousness Review ’ s Reviewers Roundtable ( www . ncreview . com ). He ’ s a frequent guest on various Internet and broadcast radio shows , as well as a regular presenter at conscious creation conferences . Brent holds a B . A . in magazine journalism and history from Syracuse University .
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