Hi SHE Fam! It’s Monday all over again. Before starting today’s post, I want to personally wish each and every ready a prosperous and productive week ahead. Monday’s can sometimes seem dreadful, but we will claim that this Monday be full of opportunity. As we start our day and week off, I’d like to touch on acceptance. When thinking about the term acceptance, we can’t help but to reference the serenity prayer that has more than likely been engrained into your memory bank.
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.
We’ve touched on acceptance in previous posts, so today we will add on to it by talking through the power that you gain from accepting the things you can’t change. One of those things being PEOPLE. Say it with me, you don’t have the power to change other people. Truth be told, it’s hard for us to change ourselves. Our change derives from a thought but is executed through God. Realizing that you can’t change other people is the first and most important step in acceptance.
I recognize that this is easier said than done, but through prayer we know that all things are possible. Acceptance when it relates to others is merely understanding your role and establishing mental boundaries. Those boundaries are meant to help you accept others as they are without anger and with prayer for them.
I’ve struggled with accepting people with the hope that they would make positive changes. I’ve allowed the thing that I have no control over to diminish my relationships and create inner turmoil. All of this was detrimental to my overall peace subsequently causing me to be disobedient to God. We don’t serve a God of confusion and because we know His power, we must trust in Him to change any situation. The situation that relates to others may be a change for them or for you. Whatever it is, by accepting other people where they are, you will gain the power to love them and have peace.
We are all human and we all have flaws. Whereas, some have more flaws then those that we see in ourselves, we must understand that the responsibility for change is an individual choice. To better put it, be the change that you want to see and as always lead with love.
From my inspirational corner to yours, have a blessed Monday.
Remember when someone is referring to YOU that makes you HER. So make it important for HER to be great because SHE is EVERYTHING.