Allow me my imperfections


In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful. -Alice Walker


The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others. -Doug Larson

Wide open

There is a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets in. -Leonard Cohen

Fence sitter

I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. -Augusten Burroughs

Just as

Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best. -Henry Van Dyke

Making comparisons

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. -Judy Garland


You look at the scratch and completely miss the diamond. -Raphie Frank


Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect, it means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.


4 thoughts on “Allow me my imperfections

    • Linda, I’m very pleased I could give you a laugh 🙂 Yes, I see the ‘praying mantis’, although there are other times when I’m reminded more of Nessie (from Scotland) . I’m just waiting for a real pea souper fog so I can sneak up and snap her 🙂

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