If there is one thing I have learned it is that there is not enough "safety or profit" in the world that is worth the compromise of your purpose. I would rather make less money, be less known, and be unliked than watch my life pass me by and allow my purpose to shrivel and die.
Depending on what your life consist of, you might hear this word often or not so. Expectations, a key word a few years ago for every Christian. Now, a common stance for the feminist movement. Regardless, it speaks to everyone but I don’t think we’ve captured what it really means and how it affects us.
But this is the journey of a recovering comparison addict: Always keeping check on my internal dialogue. I must constantly make sure that the thoughts I have of myself are aligned with God’s thoughts of me. And the more I walk with Jesus, the more I realize that God’s thoughts of me are higher than I give Him credit for.