On Creating… The short movie One Small Candle

 

 

The Prophet of Life On Creating The Short Film “One Small Candle”

I wanted to create something that would inspire people all over the world. I wanted to illustrate the power of faith during difficult circumstances. I decided to illustrate this through portraying the story of a poor young woman living in a violent neighborhood of a major city. The story embraces the new Cultureblend genre of literature. It is not based on any actual person from a particular culture. It is based on a blending of person created from a cultures to create a composite of a person in a blended culture.  The setting is not in a particular culture, a particular place or in a particular time.nation.  I am certain there are millions of people in exactly the same circumstances as the main character from various cultures .

It began as the lyrics to a song. Then I transformed it into a story poem for a book I wrote entitled Revelations of 2012 (this book was only issued in paperback and only a few hundred copies exist so if you can find one, snap it up).

When I wrote the poem, I wanted people to get a sense of what the main character goes though on a daily basis. I wanted them to notice how one small act she does, consistently inspires others over time. I thought that perhaps if people saw something in this story poem, they might look at their own lives and think about what small act they could do consistently to inspire others.

I do believe that there is a cause effect relationship in every act we perform whether it is positive or negative. This poem and short film are meant to illustrate that in an inspirational way. I kept the film short and simple. There are no pictures, just words on a black screen and gentle background music. And subtle special effects that hit you when you least expect it.  It tells an entire story, in rhyme in about two minutes. So spend two minutes and watch One Small Candle.

See The Movie on the link below:

On Creating

A Series of short insightful writings on the creative process

By Love Force International Publishing Writers and Artists

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IF EVERYDAY WERE CHRISTMAS

By The Prophet of Life

VERSE 1

A smile for every child

Laughter fills the air

No one is forgotten

The whole world seems to care

This all happens

One magic day of the year

But when the day is gone

Why should the magic disappear?

CHORUS

If everyday were Christmas

All we’d hear would be joyful sounds

If everyday were Christmas

We could spread our love the whole year around

VERSE 2

People coming closer

Wishes coming true

Hope for everybody

A forgiving attitude

This all happens

One magic day of the year

But when the day is gone

Why should the magic disappear?

If everyday were Christmas

All we’d hear would be joyful sounds

If everyday were Christmas

We could spread our love the whole year around

From The Book Reflections in The Mirror of Life

http://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Mirror-Life-Prophet-ebook/dp/B00V2TSAXC/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1434302110&sr=1-1&keywords=reflections+in+the+mirror+of+life

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