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Don't waste time comparing yourself to 
anything or anybody because it's not based on reality.



You get the point, right?

Social media is a fraud, but only some of it. There's a definite positive part of it. The part that is used for productive content that really helps people. There are large arrays of informative content that expose and open us up to positive influences for our lives. I love that part of it. That's primarily the honest part of social media that I can respect. The other side is ugly, fake, twisted, and appears to be glamorous to the point of people continuously comparing themselves to unreality, fantasy, and fiction. This part of social media is why some people who already have self image issues feel worse about themselves. They're comparing their lives to the people, places, and things they think they see.

False imagery, illusions, facades, masquerades, charades, and the greatest show on earth with the greatest performing acts. 

A circus. 

It's the same way in magazines, TV, and the movies. Very little of it is real. Even the model, Tyra Banks, although very beautiful, said what young girls saw in her at the top of her modeling career was air brushed and a false image of beauty.1 

But don't get me wrong, as a  whole social media is fine, but we must keep it in perspective. It should make us better, build us up, and enhance our lives in some way. As I said many times throughout my blog, you are wonderfully made by God. If we want to see a great model of perfection2 to compare ourselves to we can compare ourselves to Him. He is the real deal and He will ensure we see the best image of quality and excellence when we keep our eyes on Him. And while we will never measure up, at least what He epitomizes will always make us better by default. He loves us that much, so we can be ourselves with Him. No pretense with God.

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2. Psalm 18:30


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