Two Steps Forward

Alpenglow 4 2000

The old saying “two steps forward and one step back” is a go-to mantra that often comforts me.  It reminds me that nothing worthwhile comes easily.  It is a way of verbalizing my intention to keep trying even when I grow tired of setbacks.

I can’t express enough how much joy painting is bringing me these days.  It is giving me a reason get up in the morning and push through the physical pain that I’m currently burdened with.  Without a strong desire to create art my forward movement would have surely ceased weeks or months ago.  Instead I am kicking and gliding like the two skiers in my painting, already thinking of the adventures to come.

Happy Friday!

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2 thoughts on “Two Steps Forward

  1. Glad to hear Scott, “Soldier On” & so glad
    that you have found your happy once again
    in your art:)I forgot to tell you that I have
    been working in an art gallery,Harperrose
    is the name of it & we feature over 60 local
    & regional artists. Has been a wonderful
    learning experience & has certainly helped
    me to appreciate art & the talented people
    behind it:) My talent, selling it !!
    Have a great weekend.

    • Joanne..I’m glad you told me about the gallery otherwise I wouldn’t know who “anonymous” is. Thanks again for the encouragement! Email me your address and I’ll send you one of my paintings.

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