Bound Blessings: Pleasing people

Madison Bloker


Not everyone is going to like you.
     Accept that now.
     This is something that has been so hard for me to embrace over the years. There have been times where I questioned why people turned on me, why someone said what they did, why someone wanted to see me fail. It’s hard to accept that. It’s so easy to want acceptance from everyone. It’s easy to get lost in pleasing all the people you meet in life. It’s easy to worry about what people think of you.
     But God did not intend for you to carry that burden.
Read more in the October 11 edition of the STAR.

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