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Comparison is the Thief of Joy {F. F. #6}

March 22, 2013

  1. Wow, did I need this or what? I have had one of those ‘dark ages’ lately, where I can’t stop the toxic comparison-thoughts from filling my head. And IF I’m not comparing, I’m STILL telling myself that I’m not enough. That other moms do it better, that other gals keep their home cleaner, that other wives are hotter, that other runners are stronger, that other teachers are more valuable, that other-girls-with-cute-pixie-cuts pull it off better (because, of course, they’re way skinnier…)…
    You get the idea.
    I don’t know when I’ll get a handle on it, but I know this is one of my big, big lessons in life. And this post helped me focus on it today and picked me up and dusted me off in a much-needed way. So, yeah. Thanks for that.

  2. Kyndra Sweat says:

    🙂 Amen! I couldn’t agree more.

  3. Heather says:

    Loved this. Thanks!

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