Those who blog for fun and those who blog in order to earn a living out of it seem to be on two ends of a spectrum. On the one side: logic, strategy and profits. On the other: empathy, passion and heart. Never the twain shall meet, right? There’s one point where they do come together, though. Whatever moves you […]
By Lynette Benton Many writers, perhaps most, believe that publication of their books would represent a badge of accomplishment and acceptance, an event that would bring them fame, catapult their lives into new and desirable directions, or at least validate the talent, time, and energy they invested in their manuscripts. Rejections of their work by […]
“At its root, perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about FEAR. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others. Fear of failure. Fear of success.”
And there’s nothing wrong with striving for perfection in our lives. In fact, it’s quite admirable. However, it’s also important to distinguish between what’s attainable and what is not. More importantly, though, we should refrain from burdening ourselves with unrealistic expectations—which oftentimes results in failure.
Let’s take a look at striving for perfection through a more holistic approach:
I truly believe there’s a special place for perfect people. Having said that, I also believe it’s not on this earth.
Primarily because . . .
“The grandest seduction of all is the myth that DOING EVERYTHING BETTER gets us where we want to be.
It gets us somewhere, certainly, but not anywhere worth being.”
Do you agree with this truism?
I certainly do.
In fact, as I’ve witnessed it in action throughout my life, and, having observed it through the experiences of others, I find that the older I become, the more relevant it seems . . . to which I often refer to it as:
‘The Law of Extremes.’
What say you?
“LIMITATIONS live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become LIMITLESS.”
Greed, manipulation, and retribution set the stage for murder – and for FBI Special Agent Max Landcomb to solve the crimes and stop the violence . . . before it’s too late.
The application of science and technology within the story gives rise to a murder mystery that accentuates the flaws and idiosyncrasies inherent in human nature.