“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”
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If I ever feel upset or want to separate from another person or situation, its usually a sign that I am separating from a wounded part of me.
However, its easier to blame and judge others, rather than see my part in this situation.
Accepting that I play a part, takes courage to admit.
And when I do, I am no longer a victim in this story, but rather an equal participant who has a voice and the ability to change my circumstances for the better.
The minute I say, ‘I can’t change it,’ is the moment I surrender my power to the story.
Carl Rogers says, ‘The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.’
Acceptance is not resignation. It’s not about being passive and allowing life to happen to me.
It’s an active process, a preamble to change and the beginning of knowing who I am and what I am capable of.
‘Love without consciousness and responsibility, becomes need and control.’
Change comes from making space in stillness to see my situation from a higher perspective.
And from accepting my responsibility in every part of life.