I’m always honest with all of you that follow me and I’m going to be honest now. You’ve all become “friends” to me with all your support and comments which I appreciate more than I can say.
I share my personal experiences with all of you in the hopes to make a difference to someone, yet there are moments in my life that it isn’t all sunshine and roses, as I’m sure yours isn’t at times.
So I’m going to get personal and honest with all of you: I’ve had a bad week. A really bad week.
I’ve gone through a few situations this week that hurt my heart so deeply that I’m having a difficult time getting past it…yet I know I will in time.
I have to process what’s happened, try to understand why, and figure out the lesson in it for me. Heartache happens to teach us something…and now it’s trying to teach me something.
I know what to do because I’m always telling all of you how to get through rough times…I’ve been down this road before and I know it’s a difficult journey, yet I know the process I have to go through to get to a better place.
I need to remind myself that anyone who hurts my heart did so because of their own issues. Some people hurt others because they’re feeling hurt themselves, or because they need to have that control, or because they’re simply abusive. Whatever the reason, it doesn’t make it right.
And I let them do it.
And sometimes we just don’t know how to stop them from doing it, which is why I believe to my toes that if someone treats you that way you have to wish them love and light and let them go.
And it’s not easy.
So, yes, I’m feeling hurt this week and trying to figure out why it all happened and how to handle it.
And I have to remind myself that it’s not my fault, it’s theirs.
And you need to remember that as well and repeat this to yourself as often as you have to: “It’s not my fault.”
We don’t ask people to hurt us or be mean. We don’t ask people to abuse us verbally or physically. We don’t ask someone to treat us badly.
That’s their choice to do it and our choice to allow it or not.
What we can do is know our worth, know our value and not allow anyone to treat us badly.
We need to remind ourselves that we’re beautiful, lovable and important.
And they need to be reminded that “their words can bring us down.”
And they need to understand that hurtful words can be forgiven, but they will never be forgotten.
I’m as human as anyone else and wanted to share this piece of my life with you.
In the end, I’ll be fine.
It’s a process.
I guess you could say that “Anne Dennish” has another life lesson to learn!
And it’s a good thing.
Wishing you love and light,