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Comparisons are the worst: Part 2 on self-esteem
March 12, 2014, 1:46 am
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Mustard Seed Budget

Discov ering self esteem Unperceived by parents, teachers, friends, aptitude tests, my giftings were perfect for what God designed me for. I’m posing with kids in the Guatemala Christian school, Liceo Bilingue La Puerta.

My gifting was not appreciated by anyone in high school. I wasn’t that smart, wasn’t athletic, wasn’t socially adept. What was I? I was overly sensitive. In high school being overly sensitive is not a good thing because you’re no good at the interchange of crass teasing that especially goes on among boys.

I actually thought I lacked a special trait.

Then I discovered my call: to pastor, to be a missionary. And being very sensitive (to God and to others) was a premium. But when I was a kid and took aptitude tests designed to surface giftings, nothing registered.

colegio GuatemalaComparisons are the worst because God made you absolutely unique. This uniqueness is reflected in your fingerprints, in your DNA…

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I liked this one Steph! Thanks

Comment by melonchange

Hey… is this DTW?? Yes, it was refreshing… I reblogged from Mustard Seed Budget blog… he’s a missionary in Guatemala. Very inspiring!

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