I'm sure we all have times when, how ever much we know what are doing is the right thing to do, there is always someone out there doing their best to make life difficult for you. I am having one of those times in my life just now and thought I'd share the poem I read to help me cope. Hope it helps all who read it as much as it helps me. Please feel free to copy, paste and print it and keep it close for when life throws you problems to deal with.....and don't let the buggers win!!!
People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centred;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends and true enemies;
If you are honest and frank, they may cheat you;
Be forthright anyway.
What you spend years building, they may destroy overnight;
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous and scorn;
Be joyous anyway.
The good you do today, they will forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it will never be enough;
Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them, Anyway.
It gives me the confidence to continue doing what I know is the right thing to do so hope it helps you too.
Hugs to you all. Annie x