Is Leading a Peaceful Life as Easy as Letting Love Be the Guiding Light?

I sure hope so because I don’t know what else to do at this point

Authentic Art
2 min readApr 13, 2024
Photo by Michael Fenton on Unsplash

I can’t make everybody happy.

Been there, and tried to do that, for the better part of seven decades.

Whatever I do, it’s likely somebody is going to be pissed at me.

Everybody has their own agenda, and it’s not realistic to think I can satisfy each and every one.

Especially while at the same time

being true to my authentic self

The bottom line is

I need to trust in my heart and then let go.

If you can’t forgive me for my mistakes, so be it.

I need to learn to forgive myself for my mistakes, knowing I am only human and I will make mistakes and at least I tried my very best.

Even better, I deserve a giant pat on my back for giving my best effort, sometimes under very challenging circumstances.

I have engaged in decades of self-torture because I have been attached to results, operating under the delusion I can…



Authentic Art

Top writer in self-growth and inner child. I love to write because it gets me in touch with myself. Hopefully, it’s also helpful to others. So far, so good!