The Reality of Comparison
Do you have any "if only's" in your thought life? Are they holding you back, keeping you from moving forward? Beth Holmes shares with us the follies of comparison and ways to overcome our tendencies to compare.
“If only our church had a full-time children’s minister …"
“If only our women’s ministry could find its footing …”
“If only our people would volunteer more …”
The expression “if only” is a great temptation in ministry. If only everything and everyone would line up, then we could do what another church is doing. If only we could convince our people to do the right steps, then we could be like another church...read more
.Beth Holmes is a minister's wife and mom living in Owensboro, Kentucky, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2014. After spending a year learning to be brave through cancer treatments, God is teaching her again how to celebrate in 2016. Join her journey at bethholmes.wordpress.com. This blog was posted on June 15, 2017 at Flourish.
"If only" is a term that makes us all regret. At some point, it is good but most of the time it's not healthy because it make us realize what we could have done. We need to believe that everything that is happening within our lives are according to God's will and we don't need to doubt it. If there are things that we regret, I think this should serve as a motivation instead for you to keep yourself better. Life is a continuous process of learning, and we should always have the desire to learn!
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There are times when you really cannot do something about a situation and it will hinder you doing what you have to do. In times like this, it would be best to pause for a while and reflect. There are instances that we have to wait for the right moment to act. It will be nice if we will get a grip of ourselves and not lose focus to what was really important. Time will come when we’ll be able to accomplish all the things that we need to do.
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