February 22, 2012

Who Do You Compare Yourself Against?

The team is supposed to show up at 7:00 AM for practice.

The leader is there at 7:00, ready to start. You show up at 7:10. The leader says, "You were supposed to be here at 7:00." You look around and reply, "No one else is here yet, either. I'm first."

If we compare ourselves to others, we can feel pretty good about ourselves. But only a sliding scale. When you instead compare yourself to holiness, grace, patience and wisdom - what do you look like?

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