The Measuring Stick Principle.
Ann Voskamp has us recall those measuring sticks Mom used with sewing. Do you remember as a kid using these harmless sticks as swords (or light sabers) as you battled for victory? They basically had become a weapon.
This is still true when we become adults, but manifests itself as the measuring stick of comparison - to determine worth, to measure our life against another. It becomes a weapon against our soul and others...Read More