New Consciousness Review Spring 2015 | Page 50

CONSCIOUS CINEMA Conscious Creation and the Silver Screen By Brent Marchant Most of us no doubt are familiar with the expression, “Life is what you make of it.” It’s an adage that offers comfort in the face of disappointment and inspiration when undertaking new endeavors. Yet, despite the good feelings this saying imparts, how many of us truly take it to heart? Do we seriously believe the sentiment expressed by these words? And is the essence of this idea even possible, or is it just warm fuzzy New Age hype? F or my part, I believe it really is possible for life to become what you make of it, thanks to the practice of conscious creation. This highly empowering approach to living maintains that we each create our own reality in conjunction with 50 | NEW CONSCIOUSNESS REVIEW