Good Enough

If you have been around me for any length of time, you've probably heard the words "it's good enough" come out of my mouth. Sometimes (okay, so a lot of the time) the fruit of patience takes longer to ripen on the tree called my life. In those moments of impatience and when it comes to just about anything artistic, those three words will slip out of my mouth: 
It's good enough. 
A couple of years ago, I had a faithful friend encourage me that, just maybe, those words should not come out of a believer's mouth. I think she was right. After all, Colossians 3 tells us that we are to do everything heartily as unto the Lord. I Corinthians 10:31 says that in whatever we do, we are to do it to the glory of God. It would be very awkward to look Jesus in the face and say, "Well, I figured it was good enough." 
As I continue to read through 1 Thessalonians, chapter four has a three word replacement that I pray will help slow me down and spur me on. It's the p…

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