Do you hold onto things that cause you hurt and heartache? As life’s journey twists and turns, there is no reason to be trapped in the burn. Rise above the grudge.
Along the way, we encounter people who betray us, hurt us, and let us down. It’s going to happen. But what truly matters is how we choose to respond to these moments of pain.
Are you one who allows them to consume you and hinder your progress? Or do you let go, freeing yourself to pursue your goals and dreams?
Holding onto a grudge is like carrying a heavy burden on your shoulders. It weighs you down, draining you of energy and preventing you from moving forward. Instead of focusing on what truly matters – your own growth and happiness – you become obsessed with the thoughts and actions of those who have wronged you.
You replay the hurtful moments over and over in your mind, allowing them to become the center of your attention.
But what do we gain from holding onto this bitterness?
The truth is, nothing positive can come from harboring grudges. It only perpetuates a cycle of negativity, trapping you in a web of resentment. And in the process, you lose sight of your own potential and what you can achieve.
The K.I.S.S. ~ Rise above the grudge!
Letting go of a grudge doesn’t mean you forget what happened or that you condone the behavior. It means that you choose not to let it define you. You recognize that your energy is better spent on things that uplift you and bring you joy. By releasing the grudge, you create space for healing, personal growth, and the pursuit of your dreams.
Imagine a life free from the weight of resentment. A life where you are no longer tethered to the past, but instead, fully present in the possibilities of the future. This is the power of forgiveness and the key to unlocking your true potential.
So, let go of the grudge that holds you back. Forgive those who have wronged you, not because they deserve it, but because you deserve peace and freedom. Embrace the life that awaits you beyond the confines of bitterness and negativity.
Poem: Rise Above the Grudge by Kristianne Wargo
In the depths of darkness, a grudge may reside,
But within our hearts, it need not confide.
For we are warriors, strong and brave,
Choosing to let go, to forgive and pave.
The path to greatness lies beyond the pain,
Where dreams are waiting, eager to reign.
With every step we take, we rise above,
Leaving behind the grudge, embracing love.
No longer tethered to the burdens of old,
We soar and flourish, our spirit bold.
For in forgiveness, freedom is found,
And our dreams, once lost, are now unbound.
So let go, dear soul, release the grudge,
Embrace the journey, let love be the judge.
For in the pursuit of dreams, our truth we find,
And to heights unreachable, our spirits are aligned.
“Be present. Be incredible. Be YOU!!!“
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Music by Mandisa – Overcomer
Song ID: 68209
Song Title: Overcomer
Writer(s): Ben Glover, Chris Stevens, David Garcia
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