As a child, what did you aspire to be? What did you set your sights on?
When adults asked you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Did you respond with “a doctor,” or “a teacher,” or “a businessman,” or “a mother,” or something else?
It may sound strange, but I set my sights on being perfect.
We often wonder where we fit, if we fit in. In this post Dr. Bengtson explores how we perfectly fit into God’s plan.
With a new year comes new plans, hopes, dreams, and aspirations. Many succumb to the pressure of making New Years’ resolutions – and then many are disappointed when they don’t succeed. Read more for tips to hedge your bet toward making changes that will last.
God does not call us to a life of perfection. He desires us to have a willing heart. It’s not about perfection, it’s about progress. When you are tempted to give up because you have tried and fallen short of the goal or the expectations of yourself or others, take a moment to take a deep breath, assess the situation, course-correct the situation and your thoughts and attitude about the situation, and try again. Remember, it’s not about perfection…it’s about progress.