Tag Archives: Perfection

The Birthplace of Disappointment

The Birthplace of Disappointment

Welcome! (2 minutes) Welcome to Session 1 of It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way. If this is your first time together as a group, take a moment to introduce yourselves to one another before watching the video. Then let’s get started! Opening Discussion (10 minutes) Answer the following questions to prepare for this week’s

Whispers from God to a Hungry Soul

Editor’s note: In Perfectly Unfinished, Andrea Logan White shares the story of her faith — a journey which took her from the Playboy mansion to finding God at a stop light on Hollywood Boulevard. Along the way, she battled the need to be “perfect”, to be accepted by herself, by others, and by God and discovered

Hanging on By a Thread

Some days are easier than others. At least that’s what the flight attendant said, in her most compassionate voice, when she noticed the defeated look on my face. Hungry, tired, and fragile, I’d boarded the late night flight home with my three young children, knowing it wasn’t going to be pretty. Within minutes of the

Giving Up on Perfect

No one has to teach us that perfect is the unofficial goal of American culture: we want straight A’s, the perfect yard, and a tiny waistline. We’ve been duped into believing that flawless is the only acceptable outcome in every area of our lives. The media has bombarded us with Photoshopped, cellulite-free thighs and wrinkleless

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