You Know Why? Because Nobody’s Perfect — Including You
As the old adage says, “Nobody’s perfect.”
And that means you.
And everybody on the planet
The Universe and in other dimensions?
Well…that’s for another blog post.
For the moment, let’s just keep things to this reality…to this world.
And it’s a broken world. So, please stop trying to fix it — or any of its residents or components.
We tend to try and do that with too many instances of overtly high expectations set down by and for others — by and for ourselves; expectations that are impossible to meet.
“Lose expectation,” Confucius said. “Gain everything.”
Look: here’s the deal:
We need to cut some slack to each other — and again, ourselves.
And I mean a lot of slack.
Not just a little.
If we know of someone who has made a mistake, and we’re unwilling to forgive them that mistake, you can bet your bottom dollar that, when karma comes back around to bite you on the butt, others will be just as unforgiving towards you…when you make your mistakes.
And you will.
Because you’re only human.
We all make mistakes, and the biggest one is not fully realizing how not understanding this important point can end up affecting your life in many conflicting ways.
Emerson said, “Whatever we send into the lives of others, comes right back into our own.”
So, we really need to lighten up and “get that.”
We need to stop taking ourselves so seriously.
Take our work seriously, yes. Take our lives seriously, yes.
But we need to stop taking ourselves seriously.
Although most of all, just know that we are imperfect beings in an imperfect world; a world that will never be begin to be remotely healed or perfected until we all start understanding our imperfect ability to comprehend the perfection of Love, which surpasses ALL understanding…and overlooks ALL mistakes.
Consequently, it could only benefit you and your existence in this world to widen that narrow margin of error that is constricting your life in ways of which you may not even be aware.
We need to free ourselves from the judgment of others…from self-condemnation.
Instead, we need to simply embrace the joys of imperfection, otherwise known as “being human.”
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