"Perfectionism is simply an addiction to control and a refusal to accept imperfection in some human endeavor." - Colleen Carroll Campbell, The Heart of Perfection
I am not the master builder of my life. God is.
We live in a world that is driven on gift economy, which is the idea that valuables are given with an implicit agreement for future reward for the giver. This idea often pervades our personal relationships from parent-child to romantic to friends. We often give in the expectation of receiving. That is not how God designed relationships.
the glory of love is that when we love authentically and generously, our hearts become more like Christ and are able to love more perfectly.
It's natural to want something difficult to end. It's natural to try to fix things. It's natural to want to feel better. But wonder drugs are not real and pretending that they are is dangerous.
The thing with health care is that there’s a million ways to do it, and it’s really up to you...There’s not one perfect way to become an NP.
Compassion might hurt, but it also heals.