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Bird of Paradise with quote-Happiness can exist only in acceptance -George Orwell

3 Steps Towards Acceptance

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.

The Mess of Christmas

    My spiritual director, Janet Davis, reminded me what a mess the first Christmas was. Not only was the world in a dark place the specifics surrounding the first Gift of Christmas seemed all out-of-order. Mary, a very young unmarried virgin, becomes pregnant. Her fiancée’ wasn’t included or consulted. The angel came to him -a […]