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Psalms 23:1 : G-d as my shepherd, I do not NEED a thing....

As a Christian - I know how true that quote is ("Comparison is the thief of joy").
 As an imperfect human - and more so as a woman -  I know how hard it is to prevent myself from comparing.
The bible even reminds us - on NUMEROUS occasions - to not compare ourselves to others in this world; one of my favourite verses being Romans 12:2 (MSG): Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you. But I am constantly trying to remind myself this in my every day life. Not just with myself. But with my experiences, my opportunities, with those who surround me (or whom I chose to surr…

“While we have been pursuing God he has been rushing toward us with reckless love arms flung wide to hug us home.” ― Ken Gire

This was originally posted March 19, 2013. But it's one of my most favorite posts - my most 'real' convictions - and findings of the Lord. As I continue to grow and search for Christ in my own every day life - whether mundane or great - I love these moments where I so strongly knew....




As a Christian - even one who regularly reads the bible (which speaks over and over, that G-d will in fact give us times of trial & struggle & pain & hardship) - it's so 'easy' or done without thought - that we turn our back on the gospel when life isn't easy. When things get tough - when we experience something that seems 'unfair'.
[2 Corin 4:17-18 "You see, the short-lived pains of this life are creating for us an eternal glory that does not compare to anything we know here. 18 So we do not set our sights on the things we can see with our eyes. All of that is fleeting; it will eventually fade away. Instead, we focus on the things we cannot see, which …