by Julie Gillies
We’ve all done it: compared ourselves to others. Whether we compare our bodies, our families, our jobs, our callings, or where we are on the journey, the temptation can be so subtle we barely recognize it. But it’s dangerous ground we would be wise to avoid.
Comparing ourselves to others does a lot of things–none of them good:
It creates pressure – When I read certain writers whose flowing, beautiful words evoke deep passion, sometimes I’m tempted to try to emulate their style.