I’m a perfectionist. And it’s something I’d really like to overcome.
So often, I’m so focused on getting-it-right that I miss the whole point of the project or experience, which is learning. If I get 10 good reviews on one of my books, for instance, and one bad one, I will focus on the bad one. Why? Because I want to be perfect. I want my books to be perfect. Preferably, right now.
I need to get over that. I’ll never be perfect, and that’s okay. The Master is perfect enough for everybody.
Archive for January, 2007
Today, I’m taking my mom, Hazel, out for lunch and a little shopping. I don’t get to spend enough time with her, because of my schedule, so I’m really looking forward to this.
My mom is a very special lady, with the quickest wit I’ve ever seen. Her smile brightens a room, and she’s the one who blessed me with two things (among many) that have stood me in good stead through a lot of trials: my love of books, and the spiritual foundation I received because she sent me to Sunday school. When I was small, marching off to… Read More »