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Ring the bells that still can ring – Forget that perfect offering – There is a crack in everything – That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen


Today’s journalling was about perfection. The picture above is my journal entry made even more not perfect.

I don’t think I have ever been a perfectionist. No. Rather spontaneous and rushing into things, starting with the level above “starter”.  And when making a mistake I tend to work around it, instead of starting again, yes, sometimes denying its existence, and making the best of it.

When I try perfection I feel pressure right away. I feel like a failure from the start, because I can’t reach the expectations I have of myself. So I try not to be perfect. I am not perfect. Not in the sense others define perfection. But I am perfect at the same time. In my own way. As is everyone.

I do not have to be perfect, just to give it my best shot. If I was perfect, all learing would be done with, what a boring outlook. I do not want to be perfect, I want to keep on learning.


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