In the quest for empowerment we will find a wealth of advice about walking away from the people who make us feel badly. In some cases this is good advice. In others, it just adds to the chaos, makes things worse, and the world more inhospitable. When is walking away merely fighting fire with fire?
- Are avoiding accountability or difficult conversations
- Are part of the problem
- Are unwilling to see the hypocrisy within ourselves
- Are not committed to our own personal development
- Condemn others for things we have also done
- Haven’t forgiven
Recently, I ran across this poem, I’m Starting to Forgive, and was pleasantly refreshed with the surprise ending. Check it out…