According to Jewish tradition, God understands all languages and the prayer of one’s heart always finds its way to God.
I admit parts of the above clip are a little crass but still, there is something beautiful about the lengths Larry goes to, to achieve a closer relationship with God. Even though we may be shocked by his actions and language, God understands what he wants and needs.
In my new book The Four Magic Questions of Screenwriting, I discuss how Act I of a screenplay is really all about the character’s dream (the prayer in their heart).
As sundown approaches, take a moment to consider what your character needs. Who do they turn to for help in making their dream come true? God? Family? Friends?
You can learn a lot about your characters by figuring out what they want and who they turn to.