Blog October 14th “Balloons in a Room”

There is a great post that has been doing the rounds on social media – here is a simple version I would like to share today:

A wise teacher once brought balloons to school, told her pupils to blow them up and write their name on one. After the children tossed their balloons into the hall, the teacher moved through the hall mixing them all up. The kids were given five minutes to find the balloon with their name on it, but though they searched frantically, no one found their own balloon.

Then the teacher told them to take the balloon closest to them and give it to the person whose name was on it. In less than two minutes, everyone was holding their own balloon.
The teacher said to the children, “These balloons are like happiness. We won’t find it when we’re only searching for our own, but if we care about someone else’s happiness- it will ultimately help us to find our own.”
I have also shared another extract from the demo reel of our forthcoming musical “Theophilus – The Musical.” Actually, we have been asked to put on a hybrid musical/concert version next year so watch this space!

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