Perfection

8 Mar

Robert E. Wronski, Jr.

The problem with seeking perfection is that it tends to be an all or nothing state of mind.  If I can’t do it better than everyone else, if I’m going to show a flaw, I don’t do it at all.  As a child, I tended to limit my activities with other kids because of my fear of not being as good as everyone else.  As an adult, I’ve quit jobs because I was basically firing myself before someone else could even if in reality my job was probably secure.

My sponsor taught me that humility was recognizing that I don’t live in extremes.  Sometimes I have to recognize that I may not be the best or the worst.  Sometimes I’m average, and that’s okay.  mediocrity can be acceptable and normal.

I have some amazing gifts.  There are things I excel at.  There’s always going to be someone better.

There are…

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