Life Two Handed

When you’re learning to do something new, don’t worry if you need to use two hands when everyone else is using one.

It’s part of getting better.

Proficiency is a sign of maturity.

Take it slow. Ask for help. Pride can often do more damage than inability. Resist the tendency to let repeated failure create constant frustration. And worse, make you give up.

Celebrate what you’re good at now, and use “two hands” at what you’re not. There’s no shame there. That’s probably why you have two hands anyways.

Regardless of how many times you spill, sooner or later, you’ll be a master cereal eater. (And a high-spender in your Daddy’s budget). ch:

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  • Melina

    Thanks pastor hopper πŸ™‚ on our way to our biggest gig so far and the butterflies are more like some prehistoric flying creature in my tummy! So here’s to painting two handed today, embracing my mistakes and smiling thru it all. Applying this to oh so many areas of life! But at this moment painting is prominent πŸ™‚ have a blessed wknd! Thanks always for the insight, often so simple n yet so deep πŸ™‚

    • Wonderful, Melina! SO proud of you and Rich. You guys do amazing work. Here’s to painting with two hands indeed! Go get ’em!

  • That’s true; and a great thought, one I never thunk before. (Sometimes one must ignore the rules of grammar for clarity) πŸ˜‰

    Thanks for the great post!

  • Billy Jepma

    That’s so true, thanks for that Christopher. There is defiantly times where I forget God gave me two-hands to use. Never thought of it that way, another great post. πŸ™‚

  • Philip

    ”When you’re learning to do something new, don’t worry if you need to use two hands when everyone else is using one.

    It’s part of getting better”

    I’be been learning some chords on the guitar since June this year and found it really challenging. Sometimes I wish I had a third hand ;0)

    ‘Take it slow’.

    Absaloutely, i’ve not been able to go fast (yet). Love you Chriostopher. Thanks for your encouragement.

    • Wonderful! I’m glad my encouragement could be so practically applied. But more, I’m thrilled you’re picking up the instrument! This is fantastic, and will but a well-timed addition to your already powerful ministry of the Word and of prayer.