You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats,
so you can know who you are,
what you can rise from,
how you can still come out of it.
~ Maya Angelou
I have been thinking about how to rise above a lot lately. I've been feeling as if I've taken a GIANT step backwards in my life and it leaves me feeling hopeless and desperate for change. I wish to rise above that feeling. I want to rise above the doubts and insecurities I have about my ability to support my family solely as an artist, to rise above my fears of never being comfortably secure financially, and to rise up to the feeling of joy and hopeful expectation of the future.
“In spite of everything I shall rise again:
I will take up my pencil,
which I have forsaken in my great discouragement,
and I will go on with my drawing”
~ Vincent van Gogh
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~ Jamie Ridler