Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.Salvador Dali
40 Things to Give Up for a Better Life
This is a hard one for me, especially today. Today is the day I dread each month – the day after I send out the church’s newsletter. Today is the day when I find out about all the mistakes I’ve made in the newsletter. I should be well aware of this day. It comes every month. Yet I’m always surprised and dismayed.
Perfectionism is something I’ve longed for since a child. I’m always so distressed by my mistakes and flaws. And I’m reminded once again that I am human, frail and absolutely imperfect.
At the beginning of a new month, I’m hoping to remember I am not perfect. Maybe this month I won’t be surprised and frustrated when I make mistakes. Here’s to hoping.