Brittany Lee Allen

I've been learning a lot about the art of rejoicing with others lately. And I'm learning it as I walk through a painful loss in my own life. As I watch friends and family receive what I lost, temptation weighs heavy on my shoulders. It's a temptation most of us wrestle with and many of us give in to. Comparison. I recently wrote about how comparison is really just a glorified word for envy. Comparison comes from a covetous heart. It’s a heart that says, “I want what she has.” or, “Why didn’t God give me that too?” And it's damaging to a friendship.

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