"The thing that is really hard and really amazing is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself."
When I found this quote I was in the middle of a raging, internal battle. After years of people-pleasing and doing what I thought I was supposed to do, I suddenly found myself tired, confused, unfulfilled, without direction, and distant from God. Upon the realization that I had lived a large part of my life trying to be who I thought people wanted me to be and trying to be perfect, I was forced to see me behind the masks.
But guess what?....(to finish reading this post, please join me at Teri's Place, Keeping it Personal, where I am her guest today.)
**Photo Credit: Flickr Creative Commmons - Balaji B