Perfection isn’t always perfect.

We are stuck in a society that celebrates the illusion of perfection while demonizing the transparent and authentic.

Take the perfect family photo. 

Edit your selfie so it looks perfect.

Write and rewrite your tweet until it’s perfect.

Put a smile on before you walk into church.

 Don’t struggle.

 Pick yourself up by the bootstraps.

In a world that is promoting a fake perfect, Jesus says, “Come all who are weary and broken hearted.” I don’t know where you are reading this today, but you aren’t perfect. You don’t have to be. You are loved despite all of your imperfections.

It’s okay to not be okay.
Click to Tweet

The world doesn’t need the perfect, put together, edited version of you. Jesus doesn’t want the manicured pristine version of you. He wants you.

I’m tired of everyone, including myself, trying to display perfection all the time. Perfection isn’t always perfect. Sometimes we need something different.

Let’s be authentic together.

Struggle together.

Allow Jesus to redeem our imperfections together.

It’s okay to not be okay, but we don’t have to stay there. In order to make some progress in our lives, let’s commit today to being as authentic as we possibly can. Be vulnerable with your struggles. Stop pretending you are perfect. Allow someone else to speak words of encouragement and hope into your life.

It’s okay to not be okay, but we don’t have to stay there.
Click to Tweet


Comment below and share the times you feel like you have to be perfect.

Know somebody struggling with perfectionism?
Feel free to forward this on to them or share it through your social media outlets.


Let me help you take your next steps in the faith and never miss another blog post.
Click “Subscribe” below and receive my free 7 day devotional on living the blessed life.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close