Daily Wisdom Words

BITTERNESS

BITTERNESS

How can bitterness affect our lives?  Let us first take a look at the meaning of bitterness in our Webster Dictionary.

Bitterness-1.  Definition of being treated unfairly;  resentment

Daily Wisdom Word Meaning of Bitterness-1.  The feelings of resentment and anger that build over time, resulting in deeper resentment and anger creating a vicious cycle that is self-destructive for us.

Bitterness can destroy our lives.  Bitterness can cause us to feel such resentment it moves us further and further away from the forgiveness in our heart and our ability to forgive at all.

Bitterness gets us nowhere in life because it keeps us from growing and becoming bigger, forgiving people.  Hanging onto it only builds up feelings of self-destruction and hatred towards another human being.  Resentment in a sort of inner rage we can’t seem to get rid of unless we use our heart and love to find it.

I know in the past when I have felt bitterness about a situation, it has caused me the lack of ability to move forward and grow within ourselves.  Not only is it destructive to ourselves, but it is destructive towards any healing pattern that can be found to let it go.  The more bitterness you feel inside, the more bitterness you accumulate.  Bitterness is like the taste of chocolate without the sugar being added to it.  The flavor lasts a long time and does not get any sweeter unless we add sugar or forgiveness to the recipe.

Bitterness hurts those of us feeling it towards another than it does the person we are feeling it towards.  Whatever wrongdoing they have been guilty of, bitterness only allows them to feel resentment themselves towards us, as they tend to blame us for not being able to forgive the feeling moving them towards and closer to darkness as well.  Bitterness eats away at us, and brings us closer and towards hatred and further and further away from love.  We begin to hate ourselves worse than our enemy for what has been done to us negatively or what we have done that is negative, and stops us from forgiving.

Without forgiveness, we cannot move forward towards healing in life so resentment and bitterness has no place in our lives to begin with.

Next time your really angry with another human being, realize that bitterness. Forgiveness is our only way back to the true path of happiness and resentment and bitterness over time fills us with poisoning towards another, and eventually towards ourselves.

Learn to let go of your bitterness if not for the other party your resent, but for yourself.  You will be a bigger person and grow internally if you learn to let go of your anger and bitterness.   You will also set a wonderful example to the person who your bitter towards, and these are much more productive feelings.

Thank you so much for reading about bitterness today.

Samantha Leboeuf/DWW

Samantha Leboeuf-founder/daily wisdom words, LLC
Founder: Daily Wisdom Words, LLC. I love Poetry and am an Author as well.   There is a lot of meaning in the title of my book, Daily Wisdom Words, Volume l. My previous experience is in Sales and Marketing. Previously, I was in charge of Development through the Marketing and Sales of New Homes' in new home communities for close to 20 years.  I was a licensed Real Estate Broker selling/listing homes in the Colorado market.  While doing this, I hosted a cable network show called, "From Trees to Keys", my portion for Colorado Living Inc.. I enjoyed creating interview questions, working for Developers of New Home Communities, hosting Live on actual construction sites, describing and displaying on television camera various stages of construction as the home was built from start to finish. I interviewed various land developers, New Home Builders, Real Estate Brokers, and other people in the Real Estate Business for one year. Previous Experience: I was licensed through the "Securities and Exchange Commission" as a Principal for Limited Partnerships and sold them as well. I held a Series 22, 63, as well as License, to manage a brokerage firm called a series 39. I enjoyed running a small branch office of an Oil and Gas Company in Colorado for approximately one year. Hobbies: I have always loved Poetry and Writing.  I was declared "Permanently Disabled" due to Breast Cancer and CRPS-(Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome).  I began focusing on my writing. I volunteered for an online poetry community,  "Realistic Poetry" for approximately six months. I decided to start Daily Wisdom Words, LLC after volunteering for an online poetry community and thinking of ways that I would improve this concept and offer something for every KIND of #Writer:  Authors, Bloggers, Poets, Songwriters, Original Quote Creatives, and short story writers. I have two grown children, a son, 33, and a daughter 31,  who lives in Idaho with her husband. They have a son, my first grandchild who will be three years old, soon!  They welcomed their second child, Easton Jay into the world, 5/4//2021. Updates are necessary as my son is now married to my lovely daughter-in-law who is awesome.  She just gave birth to their first son on 5/5/2021, who is so beautiful having the name Logan James Leboeuf. This is her and my son's first child.  Hard to believe their child has a birthday one day ahead of my daughter and son-in-law's second child, Little E.  So exciting!!  I love children! Thanks so much for reading!  We humbly love this community and the members who are part of it. We think of ourselves as a family, and every member makes up part of it.  Please view our website, dailywisdomwords.com fully as it is constantly changing!!  We are always adding new prompts, and new content, and are so very proud to be debuting with our first podcast, "Daily Wisdom Words Podcast."  Episode #101 with Dr. Dream, Kelly Sullivan Walden.  She will be our first guest.  Please watch as it airs 6/12/2021 June 12, 2021 9:00 am pacific time.  Thank you in advance if you are new to daily wisdom words, and welcome to the family. Samantha LeBoeuf
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Preston Jacob
2 years ago

Bitterness is a plague. It can start from what is said. and from what they did Learn to get better. For if you get bitter, you’re bound to concern and the sludge of the grudge will have you misjudge. while it is you who gets burned I for one seem to have won this brutal battle between bitter and better. Though bitterness isn’t done, It’ll be back for an attack so just watch it shiver this winter has just begun to age be sure to be better and avoid the plague when warmth is all you’ll ever need. — inspired… Read more »

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