That day, from that little demonstration, I learned something deeper. No two people were created the same. No two people had the same life map...blessings and problems alike. Some people are blessed with money. Others are blessed with good looks. Some are blessed with intelligence. Others are blessed with good spirits. Some are blessed to sing. Others are blessed to inspire. Some are scheduled to be successful at 23, and others, at 55. Some will combat an illness at 20, and others won't ever be sick. Some will die before they turn 30, others will live till they can live no more.
And from time to time, when I get discontent with one thing or the other in my life, I am reminded that my life's plan is not the same with anyone else's. And when I start to count unachieved goals or untraveled paths, it's this perspective that always puts me back in line.
The moment you start to take stock of where your life is in comparison to others is the beginning of unending self-doubt and unhappiness. Of course, there will always be someone who you think is prettier, more successful, richer, happier or with a better spouse, than you. Besides the fact that you have no idea what they've been through to get where they are, or what they are doing to maintain what they have, that someone probably thinks the same or more of you.
the only person who's life meter you should be comparing yours to is the person who has said His plans are to prosper you and not harm you...to give you hope and a good future (Jeremiah 29:11).
Stay Inspired & Have a Blessed & Content week!