We often hear the word shame and connect it to a negative connotation that we have done something so wrong until there is no point of return. Shame doesn’t mean all the time that we have necessarily done something wrong. There are times when others have done things to us or around us that has brought about shame upon us. So because of us being affiliated in some type of manner, people tend to always directly link us to the shame that was brought about.
It doesn’t matter what type of shame it was or even how and when it happened because it is now past tense. What does matter, is that we don’t allow others to shun us and have us walking around with our heads hung low as a disgrace among others! People tend to think and believe that knowing the worth of one’s shame is a hot topic that is always up for discussion. Little do they know, there is no worth in the continuous attempt to cultivate someone else’s shame! If we can live past our shame, others can too and we have to make them respect this fact!
Shame shall not be a continued interference in the way that we live our everyday lives! How much longer will we allow others to dictate the way we carry our shameful actions or those of others? It stops now as people have no authoritative right to constantly remind us of what we have shamefully did or what others have shamefully did to us and around us. We can no longer afford people the right to intrude in our lives in this manner.
Our shamefulness at any level, doesn’t place others above us nor should we even allow others to think and feel this way. We must learn to live beyond the disgrace of what has happened. We will never be able to live in the present and prepare for our future if we allow others to assist us in living with the shames of our past! Whatever our shames are, we deserve to live happily after we have chosen to appropriately live past them!