It is not easy to accept difficultchanges and adverse circumstances happening in life. Instead of grumbling and complaining or avoiding and averting or denying I need to understand them and accept them. I have learned to look at such changes with clear eyes, open mind and open heart. Such circumstances do cause pain. They can cause fear or despair. The pain may turn into suffering. It is up to me how to relate to them. I have learned not to react to them but tokindly and compassionately pay attention to them, understand them and take constructive steps to work through them.
As I am getting old I run into many kinds of difficult changes such as increasing pain in certain parts of my body, decreasing energy and not being able to have restful sleep and people whom I love passing away. These are big changes. I relate to them by accepting them gracefully.
Difficulties are teachers. I have learned many lessons by keeping my mind curious and my heart open. It is how I relate to them make a big difference. Maturity has helped me to make wise choices.
Jagdish P Dave
accepting them mindfully. I am grateful to my loving and caring family and friends for looking after me and lovingly taking care of me.
Difficulties are teachers.They teach me an important lesson of life. Life changes. Nothing is permanent. I have learned to accept this universal truth gracefully and live life as fully as I can.
On May 1, 2019liz wrote :
A lesson in which I strive to learn,acceptance of this universal truth...gracefully... open heart and curious mind...