Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live. I am happy to see that you decided to stop by to visit with me. Over the past week I have been a bit unsettled. I have noticed that my creativity has been stymied. I have been a bit frustrated and anxious. I have also experienced some anger in my confusion.
As the week has gone by I have examined “why” I have been distracted. With time my answer became apparent. Earlier in the week — while in conversation — with several of my “friends” — I experienced minimization and marginalization. My vision and mission were trivialized.
Unknowingly I experienced several spiritual and emotional “sucker punches” which, I in turn internalized. Unconsciously, the affects of those spiritual and emotional “sucker punches” lingered through out the week until I got in touch with “why”. With my awareness I became sad and then angry…not for what my “friends” had said — but how what they said impacted my mission and vision.
What other people say to me or about me is not as important as how I respond to their comments. What other people think of me is not as important as what I think about myself. How I choose to allow minimization and marginalization to affect me is my business.
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