( thank you, Bud Wilson)
I'm wrote my story in hopes that it will inspire others to share their story. I don't know if there is a "book" in everyone but I know for certain there is a story in there. I encourage you to share your story of overcoming some of life's challenges. Someone needs to hear what you have to say. They are waiting!
I friend shared the inspirational message above. It caused me to think of an affirmation I choose to use for this day. I share below.
I am safe and secure at all times and in all places.
When it comes to religion, I honor everyone’s right to believe whatever they want, but not to do others harm, even if their belief says it’s OK. After the “state,” the “church” is the second most destructive institution in recorded history. Think of the suffering, hatred and death associated with the words Crusades, Inquisitions, witch hunts, heretics, burnings at the stake, Arabs vs. Jews, Catholics vs. Protestants, Hindus vs. Muslims and on and on.
ACCEPTANCE sounds something like this: "God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the Courage to change the things I can, and the Wisdom to know the difference." (the Serenity Prayer)
Fear, taught by society, causes us to accept painful, awful things in life that we can actually change. In truth, only we have the power to move forward past those things.
And there are things we cannot change. So, we work to accept that we can't manage people, places, or things. We accept truth.
And some say there is power in powerlessness. They say it frees us from conflict, allows us to enjoy the rest of our life. They are right.
Take time to enter the Silence in stillness - there we are free of fear, and believing in lack.
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift."
S.L. Brannon, B.A., M.Ed., D.Div. You can learn more about me on facebook and linkedin.