Being perfect

As I spend my summer studying and reading education texts, I never expected to find truths that hit close to my heart. This one struck me like a ton of bricks this afternoon:

Understand that your work is NOT your worth.  
While it is part of you, it is not all of you.  
Therefore, your feelings of self-worth should not be tied exclusively to how hard you work or how perfect you are.
So as I strive to remember this, I am beginning to make a catalog of verses to implant this truth on my heart!
Ephesians 2:10 “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” 

Psalm 139: 13-14
For you formed my inward parts;
    you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.

Wonderful are your works;
    my soul knows it very well.
Do you struggle with trying to be perfect?  How do you deal with that? What other verses speak to our worth?  What do you do to make sure you aren’t tying your worth to your work or the things you do?

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