The thing about comparisons is that everyone is doing it, but at what cost? Whether it’s people on TV, magazines or our next door neighbors we tend to compare ourselves to others as a way to determine how we measure up.
The list goes on…
How about this: Am I better today than I was yesterday?
More kind to the people who matter most?
More patient with my children or spouse?
More generous with my time or talents?
More focused on the real priorities?
More disciplined with the goals I’ve set for myself?
More realistic with my expectations?
I think this is a fair and healthy comparison. Often times we get discouraged with results, or the lack of…
But I think we need to remember that it’s not always about how fast or how far. It’s about whether we’re moving forward or backward. And since the world is moving around us, no action at all also equals moving backwards.
Every day is a new chance to be your very best–even if you only move forward an inch.