According to the yogis, God gives us all the potential to promote miracles. In the Yoga Sutras (the sacred science book from around 200 A.D. often referred to as the "bible" of yoga), there is a term "tapas," which means hard work, determination and focus. It refers to a disciplined use of our energy. And with FAITH (or sraddha), YOU CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING.
All of us are born with certain talents, but how many of us focus and develop ourselves to our greatest potential? Many of us destroy these talents, very few of us really figure out how to utilize them. I saw Jay Z and DMX, I know the difference. Chris Rock was "Pookie" in New Jack City and a good player on Saturday Night Live. He became a pretty good stand-up too. Then one day he did a special that blew everyone's mind. His focus, hard work, faith and determination, combined with his natural talent, is what made that event memorable. And it was truly an INSPIRATIONAL event. He upgraded. He was exciting. He was a different performer, reborn. He has never looked back. That moment propelled him. He has been one of the greatest ever since. He continues to expand his comfort zone, keeps challenging himself to be better.
Now the actor, the writer, the director are all finally shining. This is no accident, this is the MIRACLE WORKER in Chris. He is a true inspiration and his new movie, Top Five, is a true hip-hop comedic classic. I'm so inspired he reminds me that every human being can rise to new heights. The key ingredient is faith. And he believed in himself to be greater than many others predicted he could be. He had conviction in his beliefs and worked his ass off to realize his potential. He rose far beyond what people expected, including me. Now, everybody go see his movie... it's FUCKING GENIUS and so is he.