Social media -- the good, the bad, and the ugly. There are some things on social media that are true, real, genuine, authentic. And there are some things that aren't. Most of the time we show the good, but not the bad and not the ugly. There's not anything necessarily wrong with that, because some things are not encouraging or anybody's business. So here's the deal then: we can't continue comparing ourselves to people, places, and things when we have no idea what's real or fake. Actually it really doesn't matter whether any of it is even real or fake, comparison is a cousin of the green-eyed monster, jealousy, with envy in equal place. So, don't even waste your time trying to keep up with any of it. It will eat at your soul. Just stay in your lane and realize that what we see is mostly the good, but the bad and the ugly lurks within.
Consequently, don't let social media get the best of you. People don't show their true colors and I get it. Why would people do that in front of many people they don't really know and who don't know them? Isn't that all the reason not to get all swept away with what we think we see? Trust and believe, there's always more to an image.
Consequently, don't compare yourself to man. If you're going to compare yourself to anybody, compare yourself to God. He's the real deal. Genesis 1:2b says His spirit moved upon the face of the waters when He created the heaven and the earth. That's real right there -- the good -- what you see with God is definitely what you will get.
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