Sometimes the obsessive tendency for things to be ‘just so’ can undermine our goal to build confidence and responsibility into our kids.
It’s time to fight the desire to have our lives perfect before sharing Jesus. No one is perfect, so let’s not let it cripple us.
Tears streamed down my child’s face. The frustration was clear, but the real issue wasn’t. Was it exhaustion? A misunderstanding? I never figured it out.
When something keeps you awake at night, when something interrupts your peace during the day, when you keep going over and over something to get it right, then you know you have a perfectionist problem.
None of us is ever going to get everything right and that’s fine! But Dr Justin Coulson has learned a few things along the way that can help us to feel a little more confident.
“That’s the thing about failure. It’s loud. Progress, on the other hand, is quiet. It whispers. Perfectionism screams failure and hides progress.”
Goodness, I wanted to be like her. But the longer I followed her, the more I began to realise that she was not exactly what she was posting.