Our fear of the difficult is the difficulty. I know it is with me. I spend this
non-thinking time bouncing around doing this and that until I finally realize I am
avoiding some task because I am worried it will be too difficult. EVEN IF I have done
incredibly more complex tasks in that same arena of effort before.
So, why am I thinking I can’t do this new, simpler task? Because I am not sure how I
did the first one. I look at some of my old animation projects, my old drawings and
paintings and I say ‘I wonder who did that, that’s pretty incredible!’. Then I
remember I did it and think ‘sheesh, I don’t know how I did that, I wonder if I could
do it again’.
The truth is though that I always have been able to do it again, to rise to the
occasion, to move beyond my doubts and achieve what I want to achieve. You can too,
you just need to take the step onto the tightrope. Without that first step, you can’t