I was talking to a friend about all those bizarre “negative” things and events in our lives.
According to him, his life had always been very harsh and difficult. Many times he had complained about all the things he had to go through to survive, while most of his friends and family had a more relaxed and comfortable life, (at least from his perspective).
He had to overcome several obstacles in his past, in order to reach some things that other people simply obtained or achieved in a very “relaxed” manner, according to his analysis.
He was about to go once more, through the list of difficulties he had to face in his life until this morning, when I was forced to interrupt his litany in order to avoid 45 more minutes of the same old, same old. Continue reading →
When you set your expectations on someone or something, you are at risk to be disappointed. It is a part of life and it hurts very much, but believe me, it hurts even more when you are the one who is disappointing a loved one.
I know I have done that many times, not willingly of course, but I have disappointed people who had believed in me and, on the other side, I have been disappointed too.
I have heard lately many people talking about forgiving others. I have been questioned many times about how I could forgive betrayal and lies so easily.
The truth is, I forgive myself first. I am conscious that I have allowed those people to hurt me in the first place. I have gave them the power to do so. I have released my power and then, the harm is done.