Sunday, June 15, 2008

No One's Perfect.

That's right. No one on this Earth is perfect, so why do we literally make ourselves and everyone around us completely crazy in our strive to be perfect? It seems to be in our makeup, our basic ingredients of you will. Human nature is competitive, and perfection is what we strive for. I guess that one reason we tend to plan so much for a perfect future is because we are afraid to analyze the past. Did I do something wrong? Did I not accomplish something? Did I do something that may upset someone? I have one question: So what if I did? Is the world going to come to an end? Will the sky come crashing down? NOPE!

I have decided that my best is what the world will get, but there will be no broken hearts if it is not perfect. In the words of the late, great Rick Nelson, "You can't please everyone, so you've got to please yourself." Thanks, Rick, for the lesson to the world. It just took me 35 years to figure it out. I know he was older than that when he wrote the song, but you know what? The song was written before I was born, I have listened to it for years, and I am just REALLY getting it. The lesson was just sitting there waiting to smack me in the face all of these years, and I kept missing it. I knew what the song was about before, but it REALLY makes sense now. Like I said in the last blog, my best friend says, "Bite me." That is what it means. It means, " If you don't like me or what I have said or done, deal with it or go away. I am me and that is all I ever want to be."