Sometimes I wonder why God didn't give me the gift of teaching. My mom and husband both have it, so sometimes people assume that I'm a teacher, too. I vacillate between feeling justified in declining invitations to speak or teach and feeling like I lack faith. Does it take more faith to know my place in the body of Christ and focus on using the gifts I have been given? Or does it take more faith to accept an invitation to fill a role I have not been gifted for? I suppose I could pray that He'll empower me when I get up there with my Bible and just believe that He'll do it. But where is wisdom in that equation? This is one of my recurring inner struggles.
When it comes down to it, I'm a people pleaser and I hate not fulfilling someone's expectation of me. But I'm pretty sure that's a bad reason to do something.
What's your recurring inner struggle?