Fighting the Comparison Game as a Creative

The other day John and I were on a date and I was telling him about one of my photography friends and how she has been killing it lately. ⁣⁣ Of course I was proud of her, but deep down inside of me, I envied her. I know I preach about celebrating others and hyping people up And trust me, I’m all about it.

But sometimes I struggle with it. ⁣⁣Sometimes I get caught up being selfish and wanting what other people have & will get really down on myself. ⁣⁣Being the gracious and sweet man that my husband is, he reminded me of my identity. ⁣⁣
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My identity isn’t found in how successful my photography business is, how much money I make, how many shoots I book, how many friends I have, or anything else that’s temporary of this world. ⁣⁣
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You fill in the blanks for whatever you might be chasing after. Our worth is far greater than a paycheck, stable job or dream job, relationship status, etc. Instead, it’s found in Jesus and He tells us that we’re enough. ⁣⁣
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So maybe you’re struggling with the comparison game and have been feeling a little (or a lot) down.⁣⁣
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It’s time to say peace out to those negative thoughts and start speaking truth over yourself. Wherever you’re at, I hope you know Jesus is celebrating YOU, just as you are.

Julia Mann