"Do one thing every day that scares you."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Tonight I did something scary.
I taught this very famous painting by Van Gogh to a group of 31 people.
Now normally, this painting stage is actually a place of comfort for me. I absolutely adore my job and look forward to each day that I get to share my love for art with people, some of whom have never held a paint brush.
But for some reason, this one painting had been haunting me from the calendar for weeks. It felt like so much pressure to paint something so famous.
But I'm happy to say that I was able to take a deep breath, step on that stage with [feigned] confidence, and paint something that somewhat resembles the original. :)
Thank you, Lord!
Eleanor was right - we should do something scary every day. That way, we earn just enough courage to do something even scarier the next time.