The Comparison Trap

Wow! I’m so happy for you and your fiancé! Would you look at that engagement ring?! It’s absolutely beautiful!

…now how many of you have a slightly raised heartbeat, creaky smile, and a sinking feeling in your stomach?

Are you kidding me, she’s engaged?! What’s wrong with me? Where is my Prince Charming? Is he seriously riding a turtle?!


Comparison is a deadly trap. It will steal your joy, passion, and positive outlook on life and bitterness will creep into your heart.

God has created us in his image, with a unique calling tailored to the gifts we have been bestowed with.

“People can plan what they want to do, but it is the Lord who guides their steps.” Proverbs‬ ‭16:9‬ ‭ERV‬‬

Your path is unique to you, no one has the same time table. Maybe your best friend married her highschool sweetheart and you’re 27 and single.

God’s timing is perfect.

Be patient, He has laid out the best plans for you in His perfect timing. If you’re anything like me you struggle with this thing called “patience”, what’s that?!

Faith is built in the waiting room, isn’t that so true? Now, waiting room doesn’t mean idle room. Be productive in whatever season you may be, if you are in a season of singleness (like me) use this time to grow closer to the Lord, you will never have more free time than now!

Some resources to check out and get plugged in, God has big plans for you!

  • Young Adults Ministry – The Porch – Tuesdays @ 7 PM – click for live stream events and locations (

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