..I think "prayers" bestowed out of "concern" cleverly conceal
a hidden intent of manipulation and control. I'm not ungrateful, just a tad leery.
...I wonder about motives especially when they’re under the guise of goodwill.
…I wonder why people rarely say exactly what they want...
I'll admit I’m guilty of this at times.
...I can't help but think some "suggestions" are a passive-aggressive way of saying I'm flawed in some way. Cookie cutter I'm not, so deal with it. While my intentions are genuinely good 98.8% of the time, sometimes they’re misunderstood. Not a good feeling, but I realize it takes a willingness to communicate to correct or clarify a situation. Lesson learned for the umpteenth time.
...I find it interesting how my darkest days were filled with isolation and the need for a compassionate listening ear yet the phone rarely buzzed. Unsolicited advice and offers to "help" abound when not needed though. Perhaps that says more about me than anyone else.
My thoughts should mirror my heart, but it seems they're going