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Take Off the Cloak of Disappointment

Disappointment is a prison of our own making. Queenisms are original, trademarked inspirational posts by Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff. All rights reserved. http://QueenofYourOwnLife.com

Disappointment weighs heavily on us, pulling us down into a funk and whispering “you’re not worthy,” in our ear. Disappointment is a dissembler. It’s really “would’ve, should’ve, could’ve” in disguise. These are the building blocks of fear and unhappiness. We are all, on occasion, disappointed.

  • We’re disappointed in ourselves for choices we’ve made. Forgive yourself.
  • We’re disappointed in others for not being “who we thought they were.” Forgive yourself.
  • We’re disappointed about the circumstances we find ourselves in at the moment. Forgive yourself.
  • We’re disappointed that our future choices seem limited. They are not. You are mistaken. Forgive yourself.

Do you see a pattern here? Disappointment must be felt and released so we can move on. Sitting in disappointment is a prison of our own making. We have the key to the cell door. We can choose to forgive ourselves and step out.


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3 Responses to “Take Off the Cloak of Disappointment”

  1. Arlene says:

    Thank you so much! You are spot on today with your e-mail! Disappointment is what I see myself currently experiencing. Now, forgiveness of self is the answer in order to move on, unencumbered. Wow. * smiles *

  2. Cathy K. says:

    Thank you for reminding me that I need to let go of regrets over choices made and the effects they had on others, especially my children. I am very fortunate that they are present and loving toward me; now I need to be the same for myself. Very glad I stopped to open your email today.

  3. cindy says:

    We’re glad it spoke to you today Queen Arlene!

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