Sometimes I think I’m really losing it.  For example, I will leave the room to get something only to completely forget what it was when I get there.  Or I will hear something someone tells me and in a flash I’ve totally forgotten what they said.  Maybe it’s because I’m getting older- maybe I have too much information already in my head and I simply can’t fit another piece into that measly brain of mine. – maybe it’s because I’m not perfect.

I’m afraid I have to admit yes to all of those maybes, but the third one is the zinger.  I’m not perfect!  My days aren’t all planned out for me.  There are mistakes along the way.  I fail miserably sometimes.  I say things I shouldn’t.  I get angry and frustrated.  I don’t trust in God enough for the small stuff.  I try too hard to control my life.  I hurt others with words or deeds – sometimes even without realizing it.  I am a sinner.

That’s why it’s so good to know that I have someone who lived the perfect life – without sin – to take my place in God’s eyes.  If I had to stand alone, I would be just another broken, unworthy, ugly person but with Jesus, I can be judged as forgiven, free of sin and perfect. 

It’s not easy for us to think of ourselves as failures in life.  It’s even more difficult to think that God would see us as the grimy sinners we are.  We can be confident that our slate has been washed clean, not by our own doing, but by the love of the One who first loved us.

Thank you, Lord, for your saving grace.  Without you I am nothing.  With you I can now approach eternity knowing that a better place is waiting for me.  Thank you for caring so much for me that you gave everything to save me and all those who believe in you..


About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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8 Responses to I’M NOT PERFECT!

  1. “Grace grace God’s grace” this song popped into my head. The grace of God is my foundation for everything. Wonderful post, again. Thank you!


  2. haddyism says:

    I’m a lot like you. 🙂


  3. This was such a blessing to me this morning. I took my daughter to the Orthodontist last Thursday at 2:20pm. Her actual appointment was set for Friday at 3:30pm! While it’s funny now, I berated myself for making such a mistake. Another one of God’s reminders that no matter how hard I try, I’m not perfect and need Jesus! 🙂 Thanks for the blessing.


    • atimetoshare says:

      We all make mistakes – especially when we’re moms. We can’t keep beating ourselves up for being human. You do the best you can and let God take care of the rest. Thanks for reading my blog!


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