Category Accepting change
When a woman reaches a certain level of insight, she takes an entirely different view of her unhappiness.
As a mother, I still feel the very same tug at my heartstrings for my children as I did when they were younger. In some ways, I feel that as a single mother my children were shortchanged.
As a follower of The Christ, I know surrender is the answer to many of my earthly dilemmas.
True transformation increases your tranquility
What does that mean exactly? After much thought this is the conclusion I’ve come to- Acceptance is the willingness to embrace what is.
Our life cycles include difficult if not damaging events. We may even feel as though our lives are all but destroyed. Have you been through something that caused you to feel as if your future hopes and dreams were completely demolished?
I have an idea. Just as an experiment, take three days and practice acceptance. I mean accepting something about another person that you’d prefer were different. When you are faced with that something you do not like follow immediately with a deliberate thought of something you like about the person. It may be something small, even insignificant or it may be something truly important. Pet peeves are a good place to start.
Transitions Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. – Tom Stoppard Looking at fall leaves in New England is a joy. Colors are vivid and varied and cover the hillsides. The underside of an autumn maple leaf is subtle, yet beautiful. I like the color, but I’ve never before looked at the […]
12 Steps Adapted for Single Moms Gail Cawley Showalter I admit that I do not have control over the difficult people in my life and I cannot manage all my responsibilities alone. My life has become crazy, out of control. I do believe that a Power greater than myself can and will bring clarity out […]