The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form. —Stanley J. Randall—
Trying to be perfect get us into trouble. Trying to be perfect means we’re trying to control things.
We may be trying to cover up something. Maybe we aren’t facing our pain. Maybe we’ve hurt
someone and we need to make amends.
We need to practice being human. Humans aren’t perfect. In Steps Six and Seven, we face our human limits and our shortcomings.
We then start the lifelong job of letting them go. To accept our human limits leads us to our Higher Power. We see how we need a guide in life. Our Higher Power makes a perfect guide.
Prayer for the Day: Higher Power, help me accept that I can’t be perfect. Help me be a good human being.
Action for the Day: Today, I’ll list my shortcoming. I’ll talk with a friend about them. I’ll ask my friend to tell me what my good qualities are.