Have you ever caught yourself practicing more pieces that you know well and neglecting the ones that give you most trouble?
It's human nature - we try to avoid things that make us feel uncomfortable. And playing a piece that is problematic is uncomfortable all right - you don't feel the beauty of the music, you feel like a baby trying to walk and constantly falling down.
Here's what pros do - they are fine with being uncomfortable. Paradoxically, the more they do it, the more comfortable it feels.
All you need to do is to figure out where to put the uncomfortable so that you could do your work.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.