Some people will try to demean you and bring you down to make themselves feel better. Do not drink the Kool-Aid! Walk away with grace and do not look back. Accepting emotional abuse is never OK. Emotional abuse in the name of Jesus is most noxious.
You are created for a divine purpose. Be your best. Do your best. Give your best to others. We are called to love one another but not to accept toxic behavior. Many years ago, my priest would often say, “You are to love one another but that does not mean someone has to be