Tag Archives: perfectionism

Freedom From Pettiness

“Stop making such a big deal of things,” my husband, Steve, reprimanded me a week ago as we rode in the car on our vacation up to the Midwest. “You were the one who started this,” I insisted. I reminded him of how our latest … Continue reading

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Freedom from “Not Good Enough” Feelings

As a seventh grade student, I sat in music class eagerly awaiting the chance to show my music teacher the instrument I had made. I wanted him to be proud of me, to say, “Well done!” Several of my ideas … Continue reading

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Freedom from Perfectionism

Lately I’ve been thinking about how far I’ve come in my battle against perfectionism. In years past I’d isolate myself not wanting to mingle with people for fear of messing up in front of them. I also fretted for days … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Recently as I was studying the Psalms, I ran across a verse I hadn’t noticed before. It said, “I will praise the name of God with a song and will magnify Him with thanksgiving.” Psalm 69:30 AMP  When I read … Continue reading

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