I had something happen unexpectedly the other day and I shared the incident with a friend. They asked, “Did that bother you?” My reply “No, I’m so deeply rooted where I am that nothing anyone does or anything that happens is going to sway me off my path.”
I continued saying…It’s taken a long time but I am in a place where I let nothing interfere with my mission. I’m busy, I’m busy writing a book, a blog, reading, listening to motivational speakers. I’m busy working and filling out paperwork for my scholarship. I’m busy planning a trip and working on my personal project. I am not looking in my rearview mirror at something that happened yesterday. Yesterday does not exist and it’s only a memory.
But I must remember while on my path that if toxic folks find a crack in me, the crack that exposes my light, they will stay up all night trying to figure out how to put out the light. Put it out like a candle in the wind. I don’t let them that close. Remember nobody is ever betrayed by an enemy. It’s the tribe member, it’s the disciples, it’s family.
I’m staying on my path and I will not allow any distractions from my purpose. I am deeply rooted so when the wind blows, I sway like a Palm so I don’t break like an Oak. And just like the Palm and Oak, they are not competing and neither am I.