This one I need to remember for myself b/c for each part I have made a mistake. Breaking the promise, saying something out of anger that inevitably hurt someone, or deciding on something that I wouldn't have otherwise if I hadn't been so consumed.
Absolutely. People are going to throw rocks and say what they will. That is one tactic that is constantly used to try and bring us down and keep us distracted from the more important things. Let them say what they think they need to. Their opinions don't determine who YOU are but it does determine who THEY are.