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Day 20: You Have The Right Specifications

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From Microsoft Clips Online

Gen. 25:27 (AMP) When the boys grew up, Esau was a cunning and skilled hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a plain and quiet man, dwelling in tents.
John 21:21-22 (KJV) Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do?Jesus saith unto him,…, what is that to thee? follow

A major form of distraction from our destiny is the next person to us. Quoting the Reverend Dennis Proctor in our last post in this series, we explained that ‘different’ does not mean ‘deficient’ and that the other person’s promotion does not guarantee our demotion.

…he who despises his specifications, individuality and peculiar circumstances actually despises his destiny!

Taking it further, another way our preference for our neighbour’s specifications and circumstances works against us is that the process of looking around and the comparisons that follow make us to look so down on ourselves that we keep wondering whether we are ‘good enough’ to make it.

We keep nurturing the wrong impression that our ‘better’ neighbour is more qualified for OUR read more

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is a Content Creator and Digital Marketer. She helps Professionals and Startups enhance their online visibility, thereby improving their lead generation and conversion rates. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another blog post, poem or devotional.
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