Do you ever compare yourself to others? Does it seem like everyone has the “perfect life” and you feel like a mess?
Well, let me tell you, my life is a hot mess. I’m blessed with many imperfections that make me who I am. I fall short of who I hope to be everyday. I lose my patience and yell a lot. I don’t always show love to those who need it most. I can be quick to judge and unforgiving. I’m impatient and constantly telling my kids to hurry up. I’ve weathered serious storms in my marriage. I’ve lost close friends and fought with family. I’ve failed at many things. I’ve been imperfect, a lot.
Why do I share this? Because you need to know that when you struggle you’re not alone. Everyone is fighting a battle behind the scenes. What looks perfect from the outside, might be falling apart inside. When you scroll through Facebook or look at your friends lives and see perfection, remember you’re only seeing a small glimpse of their story.
Not everyone want’s to share their imperfections and that’s okay. But the more we share our truth, the more we realize that we’re not alone in our imperfection.
Perfection is overrated anyways. Life is about grace and love. Never giving up and fighting through hard times.