Striving to be “perfect”?
Living the perfect life.
Making the perfect decisions.
Constantly striving to live in a state of “being” perfect!
Are you exhausted just reading that?
I feel fatigued just writing it as I think about my former mindset and my former decision-making process.
I am now striving to do imperfectly GREAT things.
Just doing the do.
Present to whatever comes my way and knowing that I will NEVER be free from flaws nor mistakes, but I have a depth of spirit that will allow me to apologize and change course as needed! I am easily adaptable because of the grace that I am constantly given and the grace that I can give others. I know that great things come out of just being present and imperfect.
Tuesday and Thursday mornings are the time when I have all three boys in school. I fill my time with a bit of exercise, writing, and connecting with people.
This morning, I awoke to one sick, JC, my current sidekick for the day!
Previously, I would feel deep anguish over the plans for my day having to be adjusted. I would feel stress in my shoulders and a turning in my tummy as I pondered how to make the day work.
Today, I felt InCrEdIbLe! An opportunity to hangout with my oldest. My “to do” list was thrown out into the abyss to be pondered for another day. I love being able to spend time with each of my boys together and individually. My “doing” can always wait, but my “being” is the greatest gift that I can give to myself and others.
Doing great things.
Through the imperfections of life.
(Toque courtesy of UofAlberta Alumni! Huge hugs going out to my UofA Panda Alumni that are celebrating the retiring Panda volleyball players this Saturday and are hosting an Alumni auction in Edmonton, Ab. Drop in and bid on something if you are close to the game!)