"As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us is, that each of us has something that no one else has - or ever will have - something inside of us that is unique to all time. It's our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression." - Mr. Rogers
Over the weekend, I went to Artist Mentor training at New Urban Arts, the after school open art studio where I teach sewing. We've had a break for the summer, and it felt so good to be back in that space with other creative minds, so ready to teach and to learn. I'm so excited to start my second year of mentoring!
At the training, Emmy, one of the fabulous "Mentor Fellows" gifted us with this beautiful print:
Here is the quote:
So beautiful. It's now on the wall in my studio. I love the thought that my mission in life could be to help others realize themselves - and that's one of my favorite parts about the community at New Urban Arts, how everyone there is helping each other do that. I feel so lucky to be a part of a creative community like that.
Do you have a favorite quote about self expression or teaching others?