the story about? (The following is the synopsis found
on the back of the book.)
is 30 and single. She wants to get married soon, but will
settle for no less than the perfect husband. She prays to
God for Mr. Right, but things arent moving fast enough
for her. In the interim, she develops a 12-point checklist
to help sift through the perpetrators.
she meets Ken, a nice church-going man, the whirlwind romance
is on. All is perfect until Kens ex, Sandra, gets
wind of it and uses their daughter as a tool to create havoc
in the relationship. Kens guilt of being an absentee-father
allows him to get caught in the trap.
several surprises, the situation gets complicated. It is
only through Big Mamas spiritual guidance, the unwavering
support of her cousin, Roz, and the unconditional love of
her best friend, Neal, that Rachel is able to accept the
consequences of her decisions.
touch of reality forces her to stop looking for fulfillment
in a Mr. Right. Once she starts focusing on
improving herself, everything falls into place. She finally
realizes that nobodys perfect, including herself.
Only then is she able to truly appreciate Gods gift
of perfect love.
Perfect vividly illustrates that in our search for perfection
in others, we often reveal the imperfections in ourselves.