YOU ARE NOT WHAT YOU DO

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Have you ever been asked the question ‘Who are you’? How did you answer? If you are like me and   most people, you started to talk about the things you do either for a living or for fun.

It’s a common trend to define ourselves by what we do, hence the constant need to compare and the desire to outdo one another. We’ve not been taught any different, our parents ingrained it in all of us and the society passed it down well.

Statements like ‘You’re still————-(fill in the gaps) ,all your mates are…..’ abound throughout life.

The church is not immune either, the pressure will mount whether you are a born again, tongue speaking demon chasing Christian or not.

If you’re like me, you’ve probably had times when it becomes a bit overwhelming and you begin to equate your value as a human being to the things you’ve achieved…

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