Dont ever feel guilty or dumb for giving people the best version of yourself.
You are not responsible for how they receive it. You can only choose to be authentically you. Sometimes... You are just a lot. Some may take advantage. Some may run away. Some may choose another over you. And that is on them.
But when you can stand in integrity and say you were authentically you... Thats enough.
I pray you don't grow weary of showing up.
I pray you don't grow weary of doing well.
And I pray your heart doesnt grow calloused in the work of showing love.
Keep being kind.
Keep being generous.
Keep doing you.
Know that God put you where you needed to be in that season, in that moment for a reason. They may have needed it. And God chose you to provide it.
God works in you and through you in the lives of other people. So dont discredit Gods work by thinking that it was dumb or silly of you to be your amazing self.
Dont let their actions dictate how you love and how you show up for others.
The reward isn't always immediate, but its coming.
Sending you huge hugs from across the miles.
Ps - this was a part of what I wrote down in my own journal last night because i needed to hear this for me. Take what resonates.
PSS - I also highly recommended you love yourself enough to create boundaries when necessary. We are not door mats! Ok thats all
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