The Thief of Joy: Links for the Weekend
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” Theodore Roosevelt
I’m visiting a ton with a dear friend this week. I’m so thankful to be here. But there’s always that temptation to peer into her life and wish it were mine.
Comparison can thieve joy. And this week, I’m not going to let it rob me. I’m going to revel in our moments and just enjoy the grace of sharing them.
What if we all linked hands and elbows, and sat on the curb of life, and brushed away each other’s tears, and squeezed each other’s hands, and cheered wildly when it went well, and cried a hot mess when it all fell apart, when there was “trouble in paradise.” What if we did that?
What if we sat at the curb, and we curbed our comparing?