Friday, February 25, 2011
Inadequacy, I am doing it.
"Do not allow yourselves to be made to feel inadequate or frustrated because you cannot do everything others seem to be accomplishing. Only you and your Father in Heaven know your needs, strengths, and desires. Around this knowledge your personal course must be charted and your choices made."
~Marvin. J. Ashton
This simple quote, really struck home to me today. In our busy world, I find it so easy to feel inadequate. There are so many things that need my attention. There are so many good things worth doing. Somehow, I don't have the time or the energy to keep up. In my life, I have discovered that my choices are not so much between good and bad, rather they are between good and good. Like Mary and Martha, I am constantly struggling to choose the good part, the best part, the part that my Heavenly Father would have me choose.
Satan would have us believe many lies, but especially
The lie: Because of our weaknesses and failings, God is continually disappointed in, frustrated with, and even angry with us. There is no way that such a perfect person could love someone us imperfect and sinful as I am.
But the TRUTH is more simple than that: