“The human body has many parts, but the may parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ … All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it.” (1 Corinthians 12:12 & 27, NLT)
“God says, Follow Me. But instead of looking to the Lord, I sometimes look to the situations and qualities of others. I use they excuses, “Lord, they speak better … Lord, they are more outgoing than I am …Lord, they have more friends that I do.” Taking my eyes off God’s purpose for me and placing my eyes on someone else’s life shows a lack of contentment.
You must follow Me. He does not say if I want to or if it is easy. He says I must follow Him. God made me the way He did for a purpose. I am the only one who can follow God the way I can. You are the only one who can follow God the way you can. We must follow Him, and we must be content with our role while doing it.
Prayer: Gracious God, help me to never compare myself to others but to be content in who I am in You. Ma we each be content in following You. Amen.
(from Voices of the Faithful compiled by Kim P. Davis, page 282)