I thought it was just me. Until I started talking to other people about it. Then I realized it was an epidemic.
NOBODY feels good enough!
Nobody feels like they killing it in the parent game, being the best spouse/significant other, and best-ever qualified for their job like a boss.
You might be thinking, but what about that one mouthy guy at the office. He is FULL of himself. Actually, he probably feels the least qualified and that’s why he talks about how great he is.
When we don’t feel qualified or good enough for your new position, the new work load, handling…life – we let it rob us of confidence and boldness.
How do I know? Because I feel like this too ALL the time. God recently got on my case about it.
He asked me, “So you think THIS preacher is good enough?” (I was listening to their podcast). “You think that preacher you respect is worthy in their own respect, without me?”
Well God…I Never Thought About It Like That
He answered, “No one is ‘good’ enough for the position on their own. It’s my grace. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE GOOD ENOUGH. You just have to receive my grace by faith and walk in it.”
“You’re letting this feeling steal what I have given you to pour out. Focus on me. Let me do it.”
After He Told Me That, It Made Total Sense
Once we don’t feel good enough condemnation and shame set in and start to self-sabotage our efforts. We shy away instead of approaching boldly. We don’t focus well because we aren’t going to meet the standard. And that very thing causes us not to do our best.
Stinking Enemy Knows How To Work Us!
So know this as you start your week. God created YOU for THIS. He created YOU for NOW. He created YOU for this OPPORTUNITY. He created you to be over and not under. Above and not beneath and He intends to take you places bigger, more abundant and beyond what you can imagine.
So next time you think you’re not good enough – don’t worry. You don’t have to be He is good enough and that’s all that matters!