This audition is amazing on so many levels. Not very far into her performance of "Don't Rain on My Parade," Simon halted Jodi saying he didn't like this kind of "smiley" song and asked if she had another to perform instead. We could learn a lot from this determined 16 year old. Not only did she stand her ground, she came back stronger and proved her point with passion, cleverness and humor.
The song couldn't be more perfect for the point proven. There were 3 judges who were enjoying the performance and rallied behind her. But, it was that one negative critique that stopped the performance. How often do we see this in our own lives? When there are those who support us, but all it takes is one person's negativity to bring us to a halt. It's the fork in the crossroads - do you take that critique/negativity and adapt and stand up to it or do you allow it to destroy your self confidence and you give in? Whose voice do you allow to win out? The one against you or your own inner voice? Jodi is a wonderful example to us all to not allow the Simon Cowell's of the world to "rain on our parade." Love, Adrienne :)
Hello! I'm Adrienne Almamour, an empathic intuitive conduit. I assist people by detecting and clearing their subconscious emotional energy blockages. This blog is a commentary and reflection of life from an intuitive standpoint which also incorporates ways that allow us to be from our heart.