Day 16: The curse of perfection



This truly ruthless force that taints anything it touches. It paralyzes dreams before they are born; stifles creativity before it’s had a chance to breathe its first breath. Often mistaken for something good—it’s the excuse of those who would rather dream than do.

Nothing good can come of it—this quest to achieve a state that’s unattainable. It hurts more than it helps.

To truly embrace creativity in all its messy unpredictable, yet worthwhile glory is to give up perfection and become content with the creative process.

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**Ruminations from my journal for my Creative Process class.

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