Tuesday, June 13, 2017

We're not supposed to be alike.

Heard this quote last night at an RS Activity on the importance of connection and wanted to remind you that YOU ARE NEEDED!!

 "Satan is particularly fond of what could be called the Three C's: competing, comparing and categorizing. Why do we compete with each other? If we all had the capacity to work at our peak every day to build the kingdom, which none of us have, there would still be more to do, more to accomplish, more to get done, more people to influence. Why do we therefore not cheer for each other's gifts, contributions, and sincere efforts to make a difference in the world? Why do we make comparisons that are never fair? Why do we have an insatiable ego to label and categorize everyone when no one can be defined by a one-dimensional category? We're not supposed to be alike. We weren't given the same gifts. None of us were given all the gifts of God, but we were each given at least one spiritual gift. And the reason seems obvious.The Lord needs a full spectrum of talent dedicated to his work. He also wants us to work together, rejoicing in each other's strengths and together compensating for each other's weaknesses.That is why comparing, competing and categorizing--traps we seem to fall in naturally and repeatedly--are deadly..."
 From her book 'If Life Were Easy, It Wouldn't Be Hard' 

Here is a link in my bio. to some really awesome podcasts on all things connection. If you're looking to improve connections with yourself, your children, friends etc, have a listen!!

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