Have you ever gotten a glimpse of someone who has something you admire? It may be their drive, their focus or their success. It may be their style, their personality or their ability to stand for what they believe. I think if we are all honest, we would agree that their are people who cross our paths who we admire whether openly or secretly. The challenge comes when that admiration turns in to jealousy, envy or unhealthy comparisons. Often times admiration can result in personal discontentment which can directly effect a person's confidence and a whole host of other things.
Instead what we should do when we admire someone, is allowing the admiration we have for them or what they do to lead us to a place of motivation. We should celebrate their skills, their success or their personal achievements and allow it to serve as a guide or inspiration for what is possible in our own lives.
Learn from them and if possible share your admiration with them. Allow their lives to inspire you to the greatness that lies within you. Roll up your sleeves and put in the work and be reminded that with God all things are possible.
Take the limits off yourself and as I often say, give yourself permission to SHINE!