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Perfect Imperfections

Walk with me and be thou perfect

Those are the words from Our heavenly father to a man who later became a father of many nations (Abraham). Let me point out that God told him to 'walk with me'..meaning, come and start a journey with me towards perfection. This is deep. Many of us think God is looking for finished products to work with or someone with less flaws but from His words to Abraham, we see that, the road to perfection is walking with Him with our imperfections. We can also infer that Abraham was not a perfect man before he was called by God.

In your journey through life, your skills, ability, communication skills, network will be limited but it shouldn't stop you from walking with God. Even your character, behaviours, attitude and bad habits will scream out loud but, hey, God still wants to walk with you. There's something called 'On the job training'. That is, working at the same time learning how the job is done. Don't let your limitations stop you from attaining perfection and don't wait for perfect conditions or wait till you're totally perfect (whatever your definition of perfect means) before you step out and shine/dominate.

All it takes to be perfect in the eyes of God is to keep on walking with HIM. Regardless of your secret sins, flaws, mistakes, disorganized life, guilt. All He needs you to do is show up at His presence. He is willing to walk with You, guide you, tutor you, carry you, lead you till you BECOME as He is.

So today, what have you been postponing, waiting for perfect conditions or to be 'perfect' before you execute? Get on it now. Start somewhere and you'll see yourself getting better at it. If it's your fellowship with God, trust me, He'll love and accept you as you are. Speak to Him today and lay your burdens of imperfection on Him while He leads you to perfection.

Action plan: meditate on Matthew 11 : 28 "Come unto me, all you who Labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.


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