I Practice Acceptance

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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

    History will never accept difficulties

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

    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
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    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, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    Nov 27, 2010

    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
    4 Responses Sep 25, 2010

    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

    Of both myself and others.

    Accepting myself has been the hardest thing cause I had very few people who accepted me the way I was as I grew up. As children we see ourselves the way the rest of the world sees us and are very vulnerable and suggestible to others opinions. Now I feel more at ease with who I...
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee
    26-30, M
    Feb 12, 2016

    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

    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
    41-45, T
    1 Response May 9, 2013
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