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Dealing With Bitterness and Unresolved Emotional Wounds


No one wants to be bitter.  It sneaks up on us.  Bitterness is unforgiveness fermented.    The more we hold onto past hurts the more we become drunk on our pain and the experience can rob us of the joy we can find in anything. Bitterness occurs when we feel someone has taken something from us that we are powerless to get back.  We hold on to the hurt in an attempt to remind ourselves and others of the injustice we’ve experienced in the hopes that someone will save us and restore what we’ve lost.  Unfortunately, bitterness only makes our sense of the injustice grow.  It does nothing to heal the wound caused by the injustice.  In fact, it causes the wound to become infected with anger.

Bitterness:  Wrath’s Little Sister

Bitterness is wrath’s little sister.  Where anger can be just and moral if it propels us to seek solutions for the wrongs we have experienced or witness, wrath is a deadly sin because it becomes anger that feeds on itself and adds to wreckage caused by the original …

UNLEARN in-order to RELEARN - Apostle J D Kosita-Madu

One of the most difficult things in life is to "unlearn" in order to "relearn" so as to progress.

About thirteen or more years ago, within two days Tobi Adegoke taught me the basic chords on a piano. I learned quickly to play on C, F and A but for some reason, I couldn't grasp how to recognize the key I wanted to play on without transposing.

Our lessons became "epileptic" (my fault entirely), and before I realized it, my teacher had to leave for South Africa to study.
So, I got comfortable playing basic chords on transpose, even writing and turning out hit songs playing that way.
Time has elapsed, I have tried to build on the little I know but whenever I hit a brick wall, I quickly resort to transposing.

Transposing is a function that allows a performer to quickly change the home key of a keyboard at the press of a button. Not a very professional way of doing things.

I have sought help but two factors get in the way. No one has been able to teach it …