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I was first introduced to the film Frozen by my 3-year-old granddaughter. Turns out that this tale, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, captivates girls who’ve had even more birthdays – like us!
If you have:
- …a sister
- …ever been afraid of your own power
- …been told you’re “too emotional”
Then this movie will speak to you.
Frozen packs a powerful message for ladies of all ages to embrace their power and to not be afraid of who we are.
An important message for young girls, and an important reminder for all women.
Here’s a quick synopsis (no spoilers so it’s safe to read):
Anna, a fearless optimist, sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven – to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. From the outside Anna’s sister, Elsa looks poised, regal and reserved, but in reality, she lives in fear as she wrestles with a mighty secret-she was born with the power to create ice and snow. It’s a beautiful ability, but also extremely dangerous. Haunted by the moment her magic nearly killed her younger sister Anna, Elsa has isolated herself, spending every waking minute trying to suppress her growing powers. Her mounting emotions trigger the magic, accidentally setting off an eternal winter that she can’t stop. She fears she’s becoming a monster and that no one, not even her sister, can help her…
I highly recommend you watch this soon-to-be classic Disney movie for the laughs, for the message, for breaking through any fear around living in your power.
Even if you’ve never seen the movie, I think you can see the powerful message here and how it might even relate to you and your life. Or maybe you don’t. Either way, I’d love to hear your thoughts! Leave your ideas in the comment section below.