Today’s motivational message is actually more on the motivational side and less on the funny side. It’s from one of my favorite movies, Akeelah and the Bee. The movie itself is inspirational – it’s about overcoming fears and being your best self. It’s also about a little girl who goes from nearly flunking 7th grade to competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
In this scene, she’s talking to her spelling coach about the national bee:
Don’t be afraid to be you this week. Stand up and show us what you can do!