It is when I examine others that unhappiness creeps in. Or rather swoops in. Like a sucker punch to the gut. I mistakenly start to think that what I have is not good enough. That I deserve what others have.
God has been addressing this issue with me through the strangest of ways. My Facebook feed.
Every day these quotes and images have been popping up in my feed, and I know it's God's way of bitch-slapping me back into contentment.
Today, someone shared this:
A few days ago, this quote popped up:
"Hold your eyes on God and leave the doing to him. That is all the doing you have to worry about." - Jane Frances de Chantal
"Must you continue to be your own cross? No matter which way God leads you, you change everything into bitterness by constantly brooding over everything. For the love of God, replace all this self-scrutiny with a pure and simple glance at God's goodness." --St. Jeanne de Chantal