Why You'll Never be Perfect
Published Monday, May 16, 2011 by jodi renee | E-mail this post
per·fect / lacking nothing essential to the whole; complete of its nature or kind
Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in
~ Leonard Cohen
A circle my friends, is complete. It's whole. Perfect.
On this journey through life so many of us our searching, striving...
We want to be perfect. Or give the illusion that we are, and that everything in our life is.
OR we short change ourselves by the following phrases:
"Nobody's perfect" "we can't all be perfect" "imperfectly perfect"...
Gut punch to the core, knock the wind right outta me.
I've been on that search all my life.
It's a soul battle that comes with many war wounds -- soul wounds.
And until you surrender, you will keep on fighting.
Battling you against the world. Battle of the Self...
Ultimately fighting for ...*you*
Always trying to 'fix' something or fill in the holes...
What if all along we've all been okay? I've been okay?
What if the search for perfect is so fucking uncomfortable because we already are...
The dissonance and dis-ease stemming from us against -- that which we already are.
Define perfect. Aren't we all different to begin with? Who's model, definition or idea are we
trying to live up too?
And no wonder it's so damned uncomfortable.
RELISH THAT YOU ARE *YOU*
ONE OF A KIND
Give up apologizing and the striving...
don't excuse your so-called-flaws or where you are right now in life...
BE RADICALLY AUTHENTICALLY AWESOMELY...
You have everything in you right now
to make anything happen in your life
you are perfect...
Mess and chaos are the bits that complete the 'whole' - you need it all.
Perhaps the discomfort is 'the hiding'...or chasing after something that ISN'T YOU
Because you're enough...
just as you are.
be radiantly, unapologetically...PERFECTLY you.
lots of love.
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