I Expect Too Much of Myself



At times, we fail to meet everyone else's expectations. Rest in knowing that God still delights in you!

Some days I just can’t live up to everyone’s expectations.

This past month, it’s been impossible for me to keep up with all my relationships and the responsibilities that come with them. Honestly, I've felt like one big ole disappointment to God, to my family, and even to some friends! I forgot to pick up one of my children.  I forgot to call my brother back.  I forgot to send an important email for my husband, and I didn't keep my commitment to read my Bible every morning before I got out of bed.

Finally, I told God I can’t live up to all these expectations. That’s when I sensed Him telling me I expect way too much of myself and way more than He expects of me. In that moment, it felt like He was trying to show me that He knows I’m doing the best I can, and that’s all He wants.


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