In case you didn’t know, I’m a recovering perfectionist, which is just perfect for today’s stop because I’m on Cathy C. Hall’s blog. Cathy has written a beautiful post about the art of being pretty darn imperfect and loving yourself and your life unconditionally.
Cathy says: “When I was very, very young (we’re talking back when I was just Cathy C. and in 4th grade), I worked very, very hard in school because I absolutely, positively had to be the best in everything. Because if I made a mistake, the world would end—or something way worse.
Yeah, I had a tad of that perfectionism thing going on. Until one day, my teacher took my hand and walked me outside the classroom. “Cathy,” she said, waiting for me to dry my tears over a 98 instead of a 100. “If God had expected you to be perfect, we wouldn’t have erasers.”
Thus began my quest to love the imperfect life that’s me.” …Continue Reading