When we say sorry does it take away the hurt and pain? Does it take away the after effects of our betrayal and disloyalty?
Why is it that we are quick to apologize, but not as quick to look at the situation to learn and grow from it? I feel we are all in a mental state where we want to just feel good all the time. It’s normal to feel bad for doing someone dirty, it’s normal for that person to be upset if they are still dealing with leftover drama from a mess you made.
Is it really fair for us to just mow over it because we are aiming to feel good about ourselves? So at the expense of someone else’s feelings and sanity we must turn the other cheek because we want to feel good. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that “happiness” you’re seeking is only temporary and until you begin to really self reflect, change, hold yourself accountable, and LEARN from your mistakes you will continue to see yourself in the same situations. Never growing, learning, or becoming a better person.
When all is said and done for me, at the end of my life, I want to be able to say that I put positivity into the world. I want to say I put positivity into my community. I added three little beings into the world that will continue to put that positivity and love into one another and the world. That’s why I’m so open to remorse, humility, love, and most importantly change.
So when it’s all said and done, what residuals will you leave?