I believe that comparing ourselves to each other is one of the most damaging things that we engage in. We screw ourselves over royally every time we look around and think: “Oh she does this ? Has that ? Gets those numbers? Got that offer? I must suck.”
I hate this game, HATE it and I wonder if God wonders where we get off when we look around and feel like we’re lacking when he’s put us here for a reason, on purpose, perfectly equipped for his glory. We can’t compare ourselves to each other, it’s bad math. And the voice that calls us to do it doesn’t belong our loving shepherd but that of the wolves.
I want to detoxify my life from comparison, comparing weakens my spirit.
But resonating? I’m all for resonating, it’s God ordained community and it sustains our human hearts. When we resonate we send our voice into the world and receive back the echo of other hearts who understand our song.
Comparison is the unholy and evil “I’m not” but resonation builds up, it’s the holy and heartening “Me too.” Continue reading