We are taught that circumstances are the power in our lives, and that we should just learn how to deal with them. Questions about what matters to you are irrelevant if you only can respond to your circumstances in which you find yourself.
Dr. William Glasser, the psychiatrist who developed Reality Therapy and Choice Theory,
Painter William Beckman said, If I did a painting of you right now, the third or fourth drawing would probably be stronger than the first because I would get to know your face better each time I did it.
What’s missing in the story about Michelangelo chipping away everything that wasn’t David is the fact that Michelangelo made various sketches of David before he began to sculpt the final statue. The story also ignores the smaller statues of David Michelangelo made before he created the final and largest one.