My Life is Better Than Yours

My Life is Better Than Yours

I’ve been toying with the idea of deleting my Facebook account. It has been making me miserable lately.

When I look at the stuff people post it makes my life look boring.

I didn’t get to go to P.F. Chang’s last night. I ate kale.
I didn’t get a book deal. My book got turned down.
I didn’t get accepted to Med School. I can’t even pass Biology 101.
I didn’t finish work, off to the gym, laundry, then dinner with Pedro.

I must be a total loser.

I read a funny article about Facebook Image Crafting. People post things on Facebook to make their life look more exciting than it really is. It’s a real problem.

But I’ve realized that, just like most things, the problem isn’t really the problem.

Facebook isn’t the problem.

I am.

Mostly because I’m an envious little devil.

I have a major problem with looking at other peoples’ lives and wishing mine was as cool as theirs. Wishing I got the same good breaks they did. Wishing I could accomplish as much as them.

Here’s some truth: Misery will be my constant companion if I spend my life comparing my journey to others.

So I focus on the life God has for me. If I want to live an extraordinary life I have to live my life. I have to be thankful for my unique journey.

But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding. 2 Cor. 10:12