We’ve already looked at Avatar previously: (LINK HERE).
Today, I want to focus specifically on a scene at the beginning of the movie. Jake has just recently been “born again” (gotten into his avatar), but he’s very clumsy living in this new body, and so triggers a bunch of dangers through being a spiritual “baby”. Coming to the Omaticaya, he asks to learn their ways.
At this point, the Omaticaya leader makes a comment that I think is so necessary for us to learn from: “Others have tried to learn and failed. You cannot fill a cup that is already full.” To which Jake responds “My cup is empty.”
This is fundamental for us to grow as Christians. We must have an empty cup – if our minds are filled with all our preconceived notions, our knowledge and understanding, our judgments and assessments of how this world works, and…
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