Tag: perfectionism

This week is “Testing Week.” As a home school family, we have the benefit of completing our annual testing in a comfortable, familiar environment. The results are seen by the testing administration company, myself, my husband, and my children. Yet, performance anxiety remains in spite of encouragement and assurances. A year’s worth of knowledge bursts […]

“Perfectionists minimize their moral and ethical plus-side and magnify their failings.” from Miriam Elliot and Susan Meltsner’s The Perfectionist Predicament “It’s like we set up unrealistic spiritual expectations and then worry that God is disappointed in us….God doesn’t withdraw His grace, compassion or support when we fall short in our own eyes. Once we accept […]

“When caught in the pursuit of perfection, my focus is on the finished product, and I miss the daily fun….God doesn’t expect us to complete our entire life’s to-do list in one week!” from Joan C. Webb’s It’s a Wonderful Imperfect Life   Matthew 6:34 NIV Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will […]