With What We Have

We may never be the best at what we do.  There will likely always be others who do it better.  There are a lot of people in this world and many are born more gifted, more privileged, or simply more driven than ourselves.  This is a fact of life.  Ignoring it, denying it, or pushing…

Celebrating Art

When we first start practicing our art, it will be ugly.  It will be messy.  Things will not work the way we want them to.  What we imagine will not be what happens.  Our desires and our intentions will not clearly manifest through our efforts.  We will fumble and get frustrated.  We will get discouraged. …

Letting Go of Comfort

We all seek and enjoy comfort. This luxury is more readily available to us now than it ever has been before.  Of course we like to take advantage of it how and when we can.  Unfortunately, comfort hinders growth.  It makes us lazy and complacent.  It keeps us from striving to be better.  Those things…

Not Good Enough

All we can do is our best.  Some days, however, our best will not be good enough.  Even when we give our all, we will sometimes come up short.  There is nothing else we can do.  We cannot go back in time.  We cannot start over.  What is done is done.  We must learn to…