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I Practice Acceptance

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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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    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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    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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    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, T 1 Response May 9, 2013

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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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    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...
    TheRoseThatGrewFromConcrete TheRoseThatGrewFromConcrete 70+, F 4 Responses Sep 25, 2010

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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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    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    ellequence ellequence 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I think it was a special on Oprah. I was 9 or 10, and there was a woman being interviewed who had a full beard. She looked old to me, but maybe all adults do through children's...
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    I'm a junior in college and I study Literature. I picked Literature as my major because I thought I was a talented writer and had things to say that no one else had said quite like...
    alliemacd alliemacd 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Are followers of Jesus allowed to continue in sin, not according to the Bible. 1What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase? 2May it never be! How...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Depression is a thief. A thief of life and a thief of time. It robs you of joy, hope, and sharing moments with those you love. Today, I see the truth of this darkness because...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    philosophical thoughts: Friday I finally got to watch Whiplash...now before I dig deep about this film, I want to talk about a book I read regarding mindsets, there are fixed...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 1

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