It's Not about Perfection

Posted by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 31, 2019 1:05:00 AM

jeremy-bishop-295499-unsplashPerfection is not what being human is about. Perfection is simply not attainable in the human condition. The function of being human is to become the best human beings we can be, one insight, one mistake, at a time. Then, knowing the struggle that comes with trying and failing over and over again, we become tender with others who are also struggling in the process.


–from the book In God's Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics

In God's Holy Light by Joan Chittister

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