Curing “Perfectitis” (by Len Winneroski)

Manna and Coffee

Unknown“As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is flawless.  He is a shield for all who take refuge in Him.” 2 Samuel 22:31, NIV

Why are we drawn to perfection? Whether in professional sports, music, art or leadership, we all admire excellence.  Perfection is defined as “the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, as in some art.”  The Lord has blessed each one of us with different abilities and passions.  These God-given skills remain dormant in our lives like seeds unless they are cultivated with good coaching and watered with hard work.

I have been thinking a lot about this word recently. I believe that the pursuit of perfection is a noble endeavor, but this chase can be fraught with danger. The Bible teaches us that God is flawless and His ways are always perfect.  It also teaches us that man was created in…

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