Even if you progress slow, you're still progressing making the conscious decision to takes steps forward. Repenting of sins is acknowledgement that rules (even ridiculous ones) were created for all the common and non common differences between humans.
You have ALL ETERNITY if you believe in soul, eternity, and faith in fate; that a good creator fixing things right is inevitable.
Be a student. Be a learner. Practice what you preach. But don't preach it. Teach it. Teach it through your actions - SHOW YOUR LIGHT
Does anyone Hear me?
Light up your neighbors day today. Will it be that annoying co-worker? Will it be the stranger you say a kind word to? Is it that person you want to reach out to but scared to take that leap of Faith? Pop your bubble. Don't forget to Light up your loved ones day too, but I mean who doesn't already do that? What reward is in that?
"Be perfect" means try your best to progress at the rate you feel you can sustain, even if it's slower than what you think others would harp at you for. One step back means you take two steps forward when you are ready for that leap of Faith. You got this.
STUDY NOTE: Sometimes maintaining your current 'state of grace' where things in life feel correct and you are adhering to your personal conviction requirements, (communative, intellectual sharpness, seeing spiritual, imagery, etc) than maintaining it is almost enough as change and learning go hand in hand.
And then after you post through Christianity, your not yet ready for the mob affect understanding while you go through the baal! (Instagram GEO 'age early 20's')
College, probably slightly prior to FTE conception