The tree is up, but there are pine needles on the floor.
The presents are wrapped, but I’m pretty sure “that person” will opt to use the gift receipt (like always!).
And the minute I think everything is scheduled perfectly, something will happen to throw me off.
‘Tis the season!
A decade ago, the list above would have thrown me off completely. In spite of all the wonderful things swirling around me at Christmas, the imperfections would have made me feel like everything was ruined.
That way of living was tough on my heart and on the people around me. I’m still very much in process, and perfectionism is the default I have to fight. BUT God has shown me that I don’t have to stay stuck. He’s gently moved me to a new place. A place of embracing my beautiful, imperfect life.
It’s truly a place of greater joy and more freedom.
The journey to being able to embrace my imperfect life and the lessons I’ve learned on the way are in my book Breaking Up with Perfect, the topic of my interview today on “Focus on the Family.” Click here to listen to the radio broadcast OR click here to watch the interview on Youtube.
(Note: Can I confess that I squealed and did the happy dance when I found out that my interview made the Focus on the Family list for Best of 2018? Subscribers, you helped accomplish that by listening. THANK YOU!)
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