One thing I’ve just realized, is that it is good and right to shine.
If I give myself the courage to shine, it might allow others the courage to shine, as well.
And other peoples’ negativity does not need to be my own. If someone has a dour day and a bad view of things. Then that is how they choose to accept life. But it does not mean it can or should affect ME.
As I’ve heard it explained by wiser people, “When someone gives you a gift, it is your choice, whether or not you choose to accept it. You can either unwrap it to claim it. Or leave it wrapped and untouched.”
So next time, you’re having a good day and greet a friend/co-worker/family member/human-being-in-general, with a smile and they respond with a dark scowl. Just remember, it’s entirely your choice and right to continue to smile! :) :) :) :)
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