Perfectionism says, "What are people thinking?"
Joy says, "What am I feeling? Can others feel it, too?"
Perfectionism says, "Will they like it?"
Joy says, "Will I love it?"
Perfectionism says, "Is someone out there better than me, looking 'down' on me?"
Joy says, "Someone out there will be blessed and inspired through it."
Perfectionism says, "Why am I even doing this?"
Joy says, "I am doing this in gratitude for the gift it is!"
Perfectionism says, "I'm not as good as I could be."
Joy says, "Each time I'm better than before."
Perfectionism says, "There are so many performers in the world; to be of any value, I must strive to be the best."
Joy says, "There is no best, no value, except for the one who throws heart and soul into present place and time. The only one in this here and now is me."
Perfectionism looks at past mistakes.
Joy looks forward with assured hope.
An accomplished performer on over 20 instruments, Danika finds the greatest joy by sharing her love of music with others. She is a recording artist and trusted music mentor who writes and composes from her California country home.