February 20, 2013

Are You Perfect?

I don’t think I know anyone who is perfect.  Certainly not me!  I’m human, just as I think you are.  I make mistakes.  Just as you do.  My day is a mixture of doing things I like to do, doing things I need to do (but don’t necessarily enjoy doing), and doing things that others expect me to do (such as things at my place of employment).  I like to think I am more than adequate in everything that I do, as I put expectations on myself to always do my best.  I assume you are much the same. Nobody WANTS to do a bad job of anything.  Nobody PLANS on messing up.  But there are some days when it seems as if nothing I do is right. 

So before anybody expects perfection from me, let’s get just one thing perfectly clear:
I AM NOT PERFECT.  You may be, but I AM NOT.  And I’m quite happy with that, thank you very much.

Oh, I feel SO much better now!  Thanks for letting me put that out there for the whole world to see.

No comments are necessary.  Unless they are nice. 
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6 comments:

  1. Well, you may not be perfect but you are way ahead of whoever is in second place. I could learn a lot about both quilting and blogging from you.

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  2. Not perfect either and proud of it! Isn't it great to be human?;-)

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  3. Thank God I'm not perfect! Would hate to have to live up to that every day. I do my best, which like you is hopefully above adequate most all the time, but no delusions of perfection here and not looking for it in others. ;D

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  4. Being "not perfect" is very freeing. The only perfection we should strive for is kindness. Would'nt life be so much nicer.

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  5. Here's my saying to those who criticize:
    "Roses are red,
    Violets are blue.
    I may not be perfect, but
    Neither are you!"

    Perfection is overrated - when it comes to humans, anyhow. Those who expect *us* (i.e.; "others") to be perfect, need to cast a sidelong glance at a mirror themselves on a more frequent schedule. I feel it's enough to be kind, happy, helpful, honest, diligent and friendly, even unto strangers...it starts a good karmic wave.

    Perfection is best left to nature, sunsets, and God. [climbing down off soapbox]

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  6. Nobody's perfect, right? I certainly am not! My husband & I take turns being wrong (I let him get more turns lol). Where have you been? I hope you're having a nice long vacation or something.

    Take care,
    Susan in Texas

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