The word “imperfect” contains all the letters to say to yourself: “I’m perfect!” So why do we all seem to judge ourselves so harshly? I am especially hard on myself and have held myself back numerous times when I should have forged ahead and excelled. Part of it is my personality. I tend to hang back, check out what is going on, then venture into the fray. Sooner or later I get my confidence up and off I go! Then look out because there is no stopping me!
My friend asked me the other day why I was not dying my hair anymore. I let my hair grow out and it is now gray with silver streaks in it. I answered without even thinking… “Because this is who I am now, and I am comfortable with that.” My friend just stared at me and said, “Wow, aren’t you afraid of looking old?” I left the conversation as it was and walked away. I like the way I look. I look like me, so why am I letting her comment get to me? I m p e r f e c t… thoughts again…
NO I got this! I’m perfect!
(Image from Pinterest on July 23, 2014)