Excellence is the path that takes me to
my dreams, unless I stop at a roadblock called perfection. I must
embrace excellence and flee perfection. Excellence pays rich dividends
and is always within my grasp. Perfection is an unreasonable taskmaster
who is impossible to satisfy. The wages of perfection are eternal
frustration; no matter what I do, or how hard I try, itís never good
Perfection is a silver-tongued adversary pretending to be my friend
while it steals my joy. If I wait around for everything to be perfect,
I will miss out on all the good things of life. Life can be excellent,
but perfection is impossible. The formula for misery is to expect
perfection in myself, my friends, my parents, my children, my spouse, my
house, my car, my boat, and my job. Perfection doesnít exist in any of
these areas. Perfection isnít necessary, and itís a luxury I canít
I donít worship at the altar of perfection as it only brings misery and
disappointment. I donít need to be perfect, and neither does my life.
God loves and accepts me the way I am. God never demands perfection.
If itís good enough for God, itís good enough for me.
Perfection is a master of disguises and infiltrates every area of life.
It's a silver-tongued adversary that pretends to be your friend while it
fills your life with misery.
If you buy what perfection is selling, you will miss out on the good
things of life. Life can be excellent, but perfection is
impossible. The formula for a miserable life is to expect
perfection in yourself, your friends, you parents, your children, you
spouse, your business associates, your house, your car, your boat, and
your job. Perfection doesn't exist in any of these areas.
If you are hooked on perfection, you need to have a talk with God.
In all recorded history, the only perfection I know about is God.
Hopefully, after your chat with the Creator of the universe, you will
give up your need for perfection and switch your focus to excellence and
Perfection isn't necessary; it's a luxury you can't afford. You
don't have to be perfect and live without making a mistake for three
days in a row to be worthy of God's love. You can be as poor as a
church mouse and walk around in rags, and God will love you just the
same. God loves and accepts everyone the way they are. No
If it's good enough for God, it should be good enough for you.