The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said,
“Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness”

It’s easy to become bitter when we feel we have
been wronged by someone – whether it was an
ex boyfriend who belittled you to no end during
the “break up period” or a friend who misused your

Instead of becoming bitter about your circumstances
or past experiences, allow God to be your strength in
the situation and allow each one to make you better.
Become better by being the bigger person and walking
in love even with the seemingly undeserving.

Activate the fruit of the spirit of love even with the

As King also said, “Let no man pull you so low
as to hate him.”

Love is a force in the heart, find feelings of love toward
someone who wronged you, forgive him or her and move on
so as to not allow bitterness to creep in your heart and
contaminate the love of God that’s already been placed
on the inside of you.

And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of
God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost
which is given unto us. Romans 5:5

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any
thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
Galatians 5:6

Happy MLK Day!


Kim Brooks, author of bestselling novels, She That Findeth, He\'s Fine...But is He Saved? and more.

Published by Kim Brooks

A refreshing voice for today’s Christian single, Kim Brooks is the Award-winning, National Bestselling author of novel, He's Fine...But is He Saved? its sequel and her latest novel, She That Findeth - an Atria/Simon & Schuster release. As a licensed minister, she is also the author of several self-help books and eBooks including, How To Date and Stay Saved and Singles, Overcome! A former guest columnist for Gospel Today and with appearances on The Word Network and in EBONY Magazine, Kim Brooks shares, through the Word of God, how it is possible to live an exciting, purpose-driven, drama-free abstinent until marriage lifestyle in the perfect will of God. Subscribe to her free daily devotional for singles, which reaches thousands globally, and for more information about her books and booking visit