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Story: Sometimes Flawed Can Be More Perfect Than Perfection.

For the weekly videos, I now tell a story. I’ve realized that for me, and I think for many people, a story is what holds my attention and makes a point most powerfully.

This week’s story: Sometimes flawed can be more perfect than perfection.


This also relates to the haunting Japanese concept of wabi-sabi--the beauty of "the imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete."

Along these lines, I recently watched this Best of Friends Blooper video. I'm a big fan of Friends (so is my older daughter--she's the one who sent me the link to the vide0) and seeing the actors' mistakes somehow makes me appreciate the show more. Be forewarned: it's a little raunchy.

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Secret of Adulthood: Succeed by failing.

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How about you? Do you sometimes find that flawed can be more perfect than perfection?

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