Perfection is something many of us have been taught to strive for. The old adage, “If it is worth doing, it is worth doing right” is a familiar one. But is this quest for the perfect helpful or harmful? What is the cost to our spiritual and social lives? Is “good enough” sometimes what we should strive for instead? How is perfectionism intertwined with white supremacy culture and the resistance to change? As Unitarian Universalists we are called to search for the deeper truth and meaning behind some of the assumptions of our wider culture. In doing so we just might learn how to forgive ourselves and others.
Topics: Standard Sunday Service