Today I was a student….

As a lover of my city, I enjoy exploring the various opportunities. I was recently invited to attend a women’s drumming class. So I went…. I entered with my usual enthusiasm I carry when starting something new: I am good out of the gate. With our musical introductions, I acknowledged that “My name is Andrea and I can not clap on beat.” I was verbally corrected with precision, “That was my yesterday.” Now my old self would have cried or left the room. My new self…..well I re-framed my thoughts and words…”My name is Andrea…..clap……quarter rest….clap.”

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I consider myself a life long learner. I believe that only with education and travel is one able to move forward. Each day we should place ourselves in an opportunity to teach and to learn.

7 thoughts on “Today I was a student….”

  1. Dear Clap…quarter rest Clap….

    How brave of you to re-frame your thoughts! With reference to your initial post, too often we get stuck in the mud in our thoughts and actions. For it is when we leave our comfort zone that we truly grow.
    Thank you for being vulnerable enough to share your story!


    Too scared to tap 🔕🥁


    1. Love this. I’m not sure if I’m doing this right. My first time on a blog. I have all kinds of challenges and in the mud now, but loving it.


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