Iryt-Ra has written a very thought-provoking piece on ‘perfection’. As someone who struggles with perfectionist tendencies I found it particularly encouraging.
You can read the full post here: https://irytra.wordpress.com/2017/04/23/imperfect/
We need to rise up to obstacles. We need to do this so we can get better. The human condition is not our problem, its our problem solving device. It is part of negative things like greed and fear, but it is also part of the reason we fight so hard. It holds inside of it things like ambition, drive, love, and understanding. All good things.