Every morning I give myself a few quiet moments before I start my day. I pray and thank God for what I have been given. I meditate and let God know I am listening for what life is trying to tell me. I think about what my day is going to hold and invite the Holy Spirit and my angels to be involved in every step. I try to have a daily intention…a short mantra that will help me as I go about my day. These change on a regular basis. Most days I just let them come to me. Usually I just go with the first thing that comes to my mind in that quiet and stillness. The last few days I have had a lot on my mind. I’ve had some interesting situations in my life-nothing earth shattering but I am an overthinker, a worrier by nature and I fight hard to clear my mind. This morning the first mantra that came to me seemed just right…
People are assholes. Love them anyway.
If you know me, you know that I am the constant optimist and Pollyanna. I try to look for the best in everyone. I am always giving people the benefit of doubt. I believe people are good and are doing their best. But let’s face it. Some people aren’t trying their best. They aren’t thinking of others. I know that people can have some really good reasons why they suck. They have had really hard things happen and carry a lot of baggage. I get it. But some really bad things have happened to me too. And I don’t treat people with disrespect. I don’t make them purposefully feel bad. Why do some people feel they have the right to tear others down?
We all have people that we come across that seem to challenge us, push our buttons, drive us crazy. We can't relate to them. We don't understand them. We instantly don't feel comfortable around their energy. The words they say feel harsh. The way they say them feels mean. They confront. They argue. They complain. They cause drama. We don't like who we are when they are around. We overthink our interaction with them...repeating scenarios in