It was so refreshing to see J.T. Church and Robert Roldan’s jazz performance to “Stand In The Light” by Jordan Smith on last night So You Think You Can Dance: Next Generation!
There was a depth of emotion and maturity emanating from the youngest contestant who stood on the shoulders of his dancer mentor Robert and jumped in tandem. It was touching to experience the strength behind mentoring the next generation in support and encouragement to share their gifts and be who they are.
Connecting with someone younger or older than you can grant you a unique perspective that inspires you to grow. The beautiful relationship between all-star and contestant was highlighted in the acceptance of doing life together with the exchange of power and blessings.
I am so thankful for my mentors who have given me wings to fly and are leaving me a legacy of wisdom to help grow my character. Who can you mentor or what generation do you need to reach out and connect with?
For more dancing and great partnerships tune in to Mondays on Fox at 8pm.
These are the opening lyrics to “Stand In the Light”
Didn’t I tell you I hear what you say
Never look back as you’re walking away
Carry the music the memories and keep them inside
You laugh everyday
Don’t stop those tears from falling down
This is who I am inside
This is who I am I’m not gonna hide
Cause the greatest risk we’ll ever take is by far
To stand in the light and be seen as we are
So stand in the light and be seen as we are
With courage and kindness hold on to your faith
You get what you give and it’s never to late
To reach for the branch and climb up leaving sadness behind
You fight hard for love
We can never give enough
Have an awesome rest of the week where you can share and be yourself! Encourage someone to own who they are!