Comparison is the Thief of Joy
From Rabbi’s Myra’s desk: These words were originally said by President Teddy Roosevelt, but the lesson embedded within it is much much older. In the age of social media, it’s hard not to get into the game of comparisons. We see other people’s public personas flashed across our screens at lightning speed and our judgements of them, as well as of ourselves, come into our minds just as fast. It turns out though, that the game of comparisons is actually ancient.
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