I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.
Stay strong and remain kind. I allowed anger and resentments of the arrogant to take my kindness from me. I'm just now learning to regain that inside me, which makes me a much better version of the real me! Never allow anyone to dull your shine!