My Answer

Q: Why did God make me such a shy person? I want to make friends and be accepted by people, but whenever I get in a crowd I just freeze up and don’t even talk to anyone. Sometimes I wish I was someone else.

A: We’re all different, and I suppose most of us have looked at someone who seemed more talented or personable than we were, and wished we were in their shoes. But of course we aren’t, and being envious of them never gets us anywhere. Job declared, “Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple” (Job 5:2).

Instead of wishing you were someone else, thank God for making you the person yo...

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