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I Practice Acceptance

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    Accept The Things You Cannot Change

    'Accept the things you cannot change, find the courage to change the things you can and the wisdom to know the difference.' If you believe in karma you accept that we create our own difficulties by our actions. Often it is difficult for us to see that overview even if we accept...
    glenara glenara 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 5

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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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 25, 2010

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    More People Should

    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 1 Response May 9, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    I was raised in a family that practices witchcraft and I practice it at times, but at the same time I have mixed feelings about it since people tell me it is a sin and I will end...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello everyone, I've been practicing the tarot for about 4 months. I'd love to give free 1 card and 3 card spread readings for practice. Message me with your question and I'll...
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I've been practicing Bikram Yoga regularly (4-5x/week) now for over a month. In the relatively short amount of time I learned my body can do all sorts of amazing things. I'm kind...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 Jul 14

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    Today's yoga practice was a challenge. I overextended my back when I was bike riding over the weekend. Things were difficult however I greens a greater appreciation of what I...
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    My personal journey with yoga began over 25 years ago. Got a book with a set of hatha poses. At the time I was working a stressful job and needed something for exercise. I noticed...
    Vaoav Vaoav 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love Martial arts. I practice Krav Maga, L.I.N.E., Kata, and Combato. I also do Iron Body Pain Resistance Training.
    ElMatador96 ElMatador96 16-17, M a week ago

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    "The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune." Peter Nivio Zarlenga
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F Jul 2

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    "Freedom is not overcoming what you think stands in your way. It is understanding that what is in your way is part of the way." Guy Finley
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F Jul 3

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    "Pain is a relatively objective, physical phenomenon; suffering is our psychological resistance to what happens. Events may create physical pain, but they do not in themselves...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm sad it's over. I think I should finish off Grey's Anatomy.
    shamilton28 shamilton28 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Fantastic method to calm the mind and illustrate the strong connection between mind and body
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 30

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    I am waiting until I'm married to have sex. Why? Because I believe sex is a passionate thing that should be shared with someone you love.
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I'm good at speaking the language I just can't write it due to the speech recognition that I use believe me smelling each individual leader really is a harder then some people...
    anime25 anime25 22-25, M Jul 6

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    been training muay thai bow for 10 years and mma for about a year. but this week has been tough. lots of hard intense training,
    Maddevall Maddevall 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I've been training in JKD for almost 9 years now. I can say that the experience has been one of the best times of my life.
    Aaronns Aaronns 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm started witchcraft it's dark and white I have my reasons and if u tell me **** I know I have a ****** up mind but I'm a juggalo whoop whoop I'm a outcast I have different...
    magickninja magickninja 18-21, M Jul 9

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    I've ordered my massage table. I'm working on getting business cards. I so, so want to take more lessons. There are different types of Reiki and I hope to go and take more lessons...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Jul 15

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    Hello. I've just started practicing voodoo and need some help. I want to call the Ibeji twins. Can you tell me the details of the ritual? I should call Legba first, right? How will...
    Yelizaveta Yelizaveta 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I have completed Reiki up to level 2 and hope in years to come to be able to do master/teacher level.
    suziel suziel 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    each day, but it is difficult because i'm not sure if i will ever achieve the inner peace that i aspire towards. my mind wanders constantly and i am not sure what i have gained so...
    flutterby75012 flutterby75012 36-40, F Jul 19

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    I believe in God, Jesus and the angels but I also have a strong affinity for Mother Earth and nature, which if you can connect to it has many healing energies. I embrace every...
    suziel suziel 31-35, F Jul 20

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    I do one called "daxkido" it's my own martial art where I use anything and everything in my defense.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M a week ago

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    Remember taking my first class. Being cool outside. Than stepping into the room. My first class I just about died. Looked like I stepped out of the shower after class. It's...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M a week ago

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    When I served, the Israeli military was the most moral in the world. No more Once there was widespread Israeli outrage over the bombing of homes in Gaza. Now there is just...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    (Photo of He-Man)I Have the Power!Years ago, while I was still at school, I used to rush home to watch He Man and the Masters of the Universe, which was my favourite...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Who hasn't? Anyone who hasn't at least applied a stereotype to someone are either too young to reason or are lying. It's what makes us human, picking on someone else's differences...
    OneFive OneFive 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Just a random WIP character I'm doing to practice facial expressions
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Eid Mubarak to Epers celebrating today! πŸ˜„ Hope everyone has a nice day. Lol. I'm just going to chill on my bed all day. So tired from practiceπŸ˜‹βœŒοΈπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 3 Responses 58 mins ago

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    Sheep Spirit Animal The presence of the sheep spirit animal offers ways to get in touch with the innocence and vulnerability in you. In the realm of spirit animals whether it’s...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    So I bet anyone who has seen my past experiences is really bored about me talking about my play, but I'm using this more as a journal than a blog. So if you don't want to hear...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Code of Conduct Services The world is complex and this complexity makes it imperative for all organisations to have guidelines for behavior. It is important for all your clients...
    abbandavis25 abbandavis25 26-30, M Jul 1

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    THE WORLD KEEPS VEDIC TIME The uniform worldwide tradition of time-management and the Sanskrit terminology associated with it, is yet another emphatic proof of the prevalence of...
    DrMATRIX007 DrMATRIX007 26-30, M Jul 3

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    I think it's important we tell people we love them every chance that we get. I found a quote recently that reads: "Sometimes, your "I'm sorry's" and your "I love you's" won't be...
    madsmarie madsmarie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    β€œI remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Hello again! It has been a couple years since I posted on here. The first story I posted was back in May 2012 when I was just starting to figure things out: EP Link And the second...
    WildWolf711 WildWolf711 16-17, M Jul 18

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    Love Addiction - OBSESSIVE LOVE & DEPENDENCY IN RELATIONSHIPS Love Addiction (some call it relationship addiction) is a compulsive, detrimental dependency in relationships that...
    toolatetoapologise toolatetoapologise 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago