Too Short

Life is too short to hold on to any hostility towards anyone. This holds true especially with family.

I have family members that have continually over the years done horrible things to my mom and sister (lying , stealing. etc). And guess what?

I still plan to have a civil conversation with one of them this week. I can’t afford to hold a grudge that will prevent me from being the best version of myself.

I cannot give everyone that continues to read this blog my authentic, loving self if I am secretly harboring anger.

That would make me a hypocrite.

Instead I plan on expressing how I feel towards this person openly and then express my love.

The reason is twofold.

One: I have to let go of the anger, so it doesn’t eat me alive. You can walk around upset and have a heart attack, meanwhile the other person is not even thinking about you. It’s better to just let it out.

Two: Love is unconditional. That doesn’t mean I have to allow someone to hurt me. We all have a responsibility to guard our hearts. So I can still love you but it may be from a distance.

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