Women compare themselves, especially mothers.
I know that’s a broad statement, but I think it’s accurate. Even if we happen to be kind of confident about the way we do things, when we see someone else doing something well, we make a mental note on our list of Things Others Do Better. My own list looks something like this:
staying on top of laundy
fixing children’s hair and making sure they have on socks
gardening and canning
wearing make up
and a million etceteras …..
… which I would like to point out is ridiculous. I could make a list of things I do well, too, but I won’t, because for some twisted reason it’s a lot easier to list our faults than it is our strengths. I just realized that there is an illogical jump from “others do it better” to “I do it poorly.” How silly is it to let another person’s strength define our “weakness”?
The universe testifies to us that God’s creations are supposed to be different. Consider the following, Continue reading