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Are you a foot or a fingernail?

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Are you comparing yourself with another sister or brother? Do you think they are better than you? Well it’s time to straighten up and get with the programme – because we are all in the same body of Christ and no-one is better than the other; we just have unique skills that make us specially talented just as God planned it to be.

Sisters' Keeper

1 Cor 12:4

There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.

1 Cor 12:18

But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased.

The fingernails that I had bitten most of my life, were just that, things to be bitten. No real function. If they grew and were shaped they would look nice but…big deal right? They actually were put there to protect our finger tips, help us grasp and affect precise movements of our fingers.

No need to ask what our feet are for. Mobility and balance. We need them every day. A vital part of life. Walk to the car, run up the stairs.

Whereas the fingernail may not be looked at with as much admiration and importance, God put it there and by that fact alone it is important. There is no way that a foot could be…

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Author: galeweithers

Barbadian mother and lover of laughter; story teller and best-selling author; happy to follow God's lead and to live my mantra: "you've gotta be a rainbow in the lives of others when it rains."

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