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I Practice Acceptance

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    The only time I have a hard time accepting someone is when they are the type of person that has no problem causing harm to others. I don't care what else they are into or who they are otherwise.I always try not to judge others, just I don't want to be judged. I have found that I...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    History will never accept difficulties

    as an excuse. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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    Joyfully Unaccomplished?

    Below is something that I wrote a few months ago and posted on a community forum in which I felt safe, understood and embraced. I wrote it in an attempt to reach out, connect and get some perspective but not one person responded. Not a one. Because I had bore so much of my soul...
    Shandana Shandana 46-50, F Jun 13, 2011

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    But Of Course

    Not only do I practice it and been told by people I preach it....acceptance by a person heart, mind and soul...the world may see in different colors but to me all I see is in black and white, and I am not talking about skin color...if something is wrong then it will always be...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Sep 27, 2011

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    To Live Well Is To Accept...

    Life is full of surprises and misfortunes.It affects people's lives and the impact can be life treatening to some too.I am one that has more misfortunes that surprises.I manage to live life with tolerance and endurance without suspecting anything. Now i am feeling the impact of...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 5 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    For Others

    I practice accepting others for who they are. Cheesy sounding I know, but I truly feel this way. After all, I have no right to infringe upon what people hold as their beliefs, morals etc. Sure, I will encounter people I don't agree with, but that's when the magical word TOLERANCE...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 4 Responses Sep 25, 2010

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    Acceptance is the only real source of peace,

    serenity, and tranquility. It is also considered as "surrender," "Joining them," Bowing to the inevitable." If you have an urgent desire to help yourself, it can be acquired. One of my absolute favorite reads in the big book is about acceptance. From page 449 AA big book, 417...
    sexiskey sexiskey 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    Let come what may come.

    .. Accept whatever it is with grace and gratitude. All things meant to be serve to teach us something.
    EmilyJoMays EmilyJoMays 26-30, F May 16

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    Because I Just Don't Care...

    Yeah I don't have to practice acceptance...I just don't care about what other people do, so it ends up being the same as accepting. Me- "Oh you like to rape little girls?" Random **** head- "Yes it's my favorite pass time." Me- "Aight."
    inexperienced inexperienced 22-25, M Nov 27, 2010

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