Overcoming Perfectionism

Overcoming Perfectionism

“I’m not saying that…I have it made.” Php 3:12 TM

If you let it, perfectionism will rob you of peace, plus the joy of whatever you’ve accomplished so far. The sportswear manufacturer Fila took out a full-page ad in a newspaper to honor its NBA All-Star spokesman, Grant Hill, and at the same time, take a swipe at the pressure young people feel today to be perfect. The ad pictures Hill surrounded by this copy: “This year Grant Hill led his team in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals, led his team back into the playoffs, led the league in All-Star balloting, earned a place on the Olympic team, didn’t punch an official, didn’t demand a contract extension, was never tardy, was always cordial, didn’t dump his high school friends, listened to his mother, remembered the doorman at Christmas, made his bed daily, promised to take shorter showers in an effort to conserve water, got plenty of sleep, didn’t hurt a fly, organized his thoughts, chose paper over plastic, appeared fully clothed in interviews, improved his vocabulary, counted his blessings, said nice things about his teammates, fed coins into other people’s parking meters, kept his thermostat at sixty-eight, practiced what he preached, actually paid attention to the stewardess’s emergency flight instructions, donated a kidney—and vowed to do better next year.” Now, let’s get serious. There will always be areas of your life that need improvement; you will never “arrive.” But that doesn’t mean you can’t stop and savor the moment, or celebrate the miles already covered and say to yourself, “I’m not all that I should be, but I’m better than I used to be. I’m okay, and I’m on my way.”

5 comments (Add your own)

1. Lestheasy wrote:
Que Es Levitra 20 Mg Tabletten Viagra Foto Cialis Pro buy levitra overnight Where To Purchase Online Amoxicilina From Canada Free Shipping

Sat, June 1, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

2. Lestheasy wrote:
Vendo Kamagra Bilbao Topical Propecia Uses Levitra Nl buy generic propecia Cytotec Temps D'Action

Sat, June 15, 2019 @ 2:34 PM

3. Lestheasy wrote:
Acheter Kamagra Clermont Achat Ligne Kamagra Quebec Generic Worldwide Zentel Internet Cash Delivery cialis 20mg price at walmart Amoxicillin Dosage For Dogs 40 Pounds Levitra Italia Pillole

Sat, June 29, 2019 @ 6:31 AM

4. Lestheasy wrote:
Prostatitis Cephalexin Lexapro Meds Category Lexapro Cialis Falschungen [url=http://drugsed.com][/url] Viagra Pour Sante

Wed, July 24, 2019 @ 5:18 AM

5. bjtwpKiz wrote:
viagra on steroids mother helps son who took viagra viagra online affordable viagra without a perception taking viagra

viagra without a doctor prescription 150 mg does sideafil work as good as viagra [url=https://pharm-usa-official.com/# #]generic viagra [/url] viagra torture story how long does it take for viagra to work

https://pharm-usa-official.com - online viagra


Mon, March 30, 2020 @ 3:11 PM

Add a New Comment


Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.

The Daily Encouraging Word Online

If you like to receive The Daily Encouraging Word online, it is available by email subscription or by daily Facebook and Twitter posts. Please click on the links below for options on getting the Daily Encouraging Word. For questions email info@tewonline.org

The Daily Encouraging Word via Email

The Daily Encouraging Word via Facebook

The Daily Encouraging Word via Twitter

Sharing God's Truth With a Searching World