Imperfect Beings

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~Rumi

As the sun sets on another day, we are aware that we are imperfect beings living in an imperfect world. Each day is a new chance, a new beginning, not to be perfect, but to be better than we were before.

We should all be gentle with ourselves. After all, we are on a journey to learn, and learning takes time and has many pitfalls along the way.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

We humans may never get to enlightenment, but we can get closer every day.

25 thoughts on “Imperfect Beings

  1. Hi, Michele. What you say is very true. Each day is another opportunity to become a better person, toward others and toward ourselves.

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  2. Oh we will become enlightened kind lady, each moment makes sure of that. And after the fear much empathy will follow…and our lights will be shining brighter because of it. Great post Michele 😀 ❤️ 🙏🏽 🦋

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  3. DiosRaw says:

    Beautiful. ♥️🌹

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  4. DiosRaw says:

    Have you got an email address Michele? ♥️


  5. Profound and inspiring post, Michele. So much to learn from the quotes by Rumi and Lao Tzu too. We are all here to learn and take the learnings and then leave peacefully when our time is right.

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  6. That’s really beautiful Kamal. Thank you so much for your comments.


  7. Ali Grimshaw says:

    Be kind. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to others. Be kind. – Life is too short to live any other way.
    Thank you, Michele. I wish you beauty and peace.

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  8. Pam Lazos says:

    Love this Rumi quote, Michele. xo

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  9. I love so many of his quotes Pam. xo

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  10. Beautiful and needed. 😉

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  11. Michelle says:

    Love that saying by Rumi – we have to make cahnges withing ourselves before anything else can change. Thank you!

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  12. Rumi was so wise, and everything he said fits so perfect in today’s world.


  13. Olivia Ava says:

    Beautiful writing👍

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