I picked up the book Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott earlier this week. She shares an anecdote about her younger brother at the age of 10, overwhelmed with an assignment due the following day:
"[He was]... surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, "Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird."
Today, I feel that knot in my stomach, unsettled and anxious. Art school application deadlines are nearing and I
But today, I will start with one. About a boy who became a tiger. I've never drawn tigers before, and I'm not good at drawing animals in general. But I remind myself to take it slow...
Thank you to anyone who has followed me through Chronicles of Kardia until now. The journey has only just begun! I hope that if there is ever another post, it will be one with exciting news! Otherwise, Godspeed and on to the next adventure!