Courage is a relative concept. When we talk about courage usually we are reffering to people who have done great and brave deeds, saved lifes, defended ideas (soldiers, fire-fighters, policemen, leaders in a society) etc.
However, courage can also mean small things - like perfecting the way we do things, asking forgiveness from someone we offended, or doing a work for which we don't get any credit nor any gain.
For us, organists, courage can even mean being honest with ourselves and practicing music one line at a time 3 times in a row correctly. Also it takes a lot of courage to believe in our practice plan, as my friend from Australia rightly wrote to me yesterday.
Persistence usually gives results sooner or later (usually later). Keep up your courage, don't accept false limits, and keep pushing yourself to the unknown.
By the way, do you want to learn my special powerful techniques which help me to master any piece of organ music up to 10 times faster? If so, download my video Organ Practice Guide.
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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.