According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, the definitions of the word “perfect” are: having no mistakes or flaws; having all the qualities you want in that kind of person; being entirely without fault or defect. So many of us live our lives believing this to be the truth, striving for perfection. Wanting the perfect day, the perfect partner, the perfect family, the perfect life, even the perfect death. Think about that for a moment. If we were perfect, if it all was perfe
In August of 1997, my husband, Shelton, was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer. We were both in shock at the news. We had only been married for two and a half years and were enjoying the time of our lives. We loved each other very deeply and were looking forward to building a life together.