BYU head decries perfectionism

Worthiness is not synonymous with perfection, President Cecil O. Samuelson of the Seventy and president of BYU said during the campus devotional at Brigham Young University on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. He and his wife, Sharon, spoke to students in the first devotional of the fall semester.

Perfection is not achieved quickly or at once, but more through a realistic outlook and relying on the Savior, he said.

"(Perfectionism) is corrosive and destructive and is the antithesis of the healthy quest for eventual perfection that the Savior prescribes."

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