I tell my students all the time…
…Our art class is not about how much talent God gave you. It’s about how you use what God gave you.
And yet, without anyone teaching them, eventually every child learns to give up, to throw in the towel. I can’t stand to see kids who don’t even try to live up to their potential, all because they don’t think their potential is good enough.
It’s so easy to set a low bar for ourselves, to assume that we are incapable. What if we just decided that we would keep going, no matter what the result may be?
It’s not about what God gave us, or did not give us. It’s about how we use what we have.