Tag: acceptance

The Natural Life

“The natural life is not A life without warts.” ~ Wu Hsin Translated by Roy Melvyn from “The Lost Writing of Wu Hsin” These words brought a smile today. Ah yes, we may want life to be flowing and “natural”, yet we tend not…

Be Gentle with Yourself

For today and every day. “Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself. You may not be perfect, but you are all you’ve got to work with. The process of becoming who you will be, begins first with the total acceptance of who you…

Inspiration – Just Like Marriage

Sometimes traditional stories hit the right spot. This one did for me,  particularly at this time of year and in my marriage. Nadia spent the whole autumn sowing and preparing his garden. In the spring, the flowers opened, and Nadia noticed a few dandelions…

The Whole Array

This life isn’t about slicing off the parts I don’t like to be left with those I do. I choose the whole array – night and day, ease and its opposite, the squeaking wheel and the grease gun. Push any piece of life away,…

Is your Impatience Holding up Everything?

When we are impatient, we think that we are making things happen more quickly. We want what we want, and don’t want to wait. And at that moment, we let our impatience hold up everything. By trying to control the world around us, we…

Accept this Moment

be at peace

Accept the present moment and allow it to be. Make peace with yourself. Make peace with life. Make peace with this moment. Allow the world to be. Let life unfold without resistance. No need for evaluating or judging. Find the beauty here.  

* Having Compassion for Ourselves

“Self-compassion is a way of relating to the ever-changing landscape of who we are with kindness and acceptance—especially when we fail or feel inadequate … Self-compassion requires acknowledging that we share the human condition of imperfection.”   ~ Kristen Neff How many of us learned…

* Silence your Inner Critic by Saying Yes

” Say yes to everything. Reject nothing, least of all something in yourself.” ~ Swami Prajnanpad Say yes to yourself every day. Acknowledge what you are feeling and what is happening in a neutral way. “Yes, I’m nervous.” “Yes, I am struggling.” “Yes, there…

* The Precious Life in You

Today Take a moment to pause To listen to the quietness, Breathe into your very being. Accept this moment fully.   Be a witness to your self Realize you are not your thoughts and feelings Embrace your imperfect humanity Accepting whatever comes up.  …

* Pondering – Are we insane?

“In many ways we’re taught to be in a constant state of friction with, to be in battle with what is. We’re taught that the way to find happiness or peace is to always be trying to change what is, whether its changing your…

* Say Yes to What’s Here

What’s alive in you? Say yes to what’s here in this moment. Everything else is history or projecting into the future. How you see yourself is based on past experiences that are now memories and images of what you imagine. You are always changing….

* Haiku – nothing wrong

~ Find your Middle Ground Awareness is unfolding Nothing has gone wrong ~ If you are new to this site – Welcome! To find out more about finding Your Middle Ground please click here.

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