I'm not a perfect person by any means. I am not famous or popular. I don't possess many noticeable talents. I am not glamorous or breathtaking. I don't possess a lofty position or have a successful career. I'm just a small person who is trying to find where I belong. Sometimes I wonder if I belong anywhere. Then I remember that it doesn't matter if I feel like I belong anywhere on this earth. My home is in heaven.
Often I feel like the most unqualified person because of my faults and mistakes. I look at myself and see is one big mess. I look around and see others successful and prospering and I just see the small things I'm doing. I feel so inferior. So incapable, and like I let others down.
A verse that really touched me the other night while reading my Bible was James 2:5:
"Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised to those who love Him?"
This verse reminded me that even though I feel so poor in spirit and feel like I have nothing to offer, I am valued in God's eyes. I may feel poor in the world's perception of me, but I would rather be valued in God's eyes. I want my life to far outlast this world. I would rather not fit in or be unpopular if it means I'm living a life God would be proud of. Above everyone else, His opinion matters most to me.
So if you feel unqualified, poor in the world's eyes or unworthy- remember God's perception of you. He sees beyond what the world does. He looks at your heart and intentions. Don't let the people and things of this world bring you down! Keep living a life God would be proud of and have faith that in the end everything will be made right.