Do the work. The world may introduce any number of frustrations, distractions, and even a string of victories. We choose to call it a daily…
As an artist, it can be a challenge to maintain a self-discipline that allows us to not only keep our skills and talents sharp, but to actually improve upon them — or even lean into mastery.
When I was young, I had a dream of performing my music in front of a sea of people. I may have been about 12 years old. It was just me, under a spotlight, holding a guitar, a microphone was on a stand in front of me. I don’t know what song I may have been about to sing, but it felt good to be there.