Monday, September 17, 2018

Day 76 Acceptance

I was listening to NPR this morning.  There was an older woman, maybe in her 70s, who decided to ride out the storm in, I believe, New Bern, NC.  She and her sisters cooked on a wood stove, watched as the water rose to their steps, did without power for 3 days.  She basically said that living where they did as long as they did, you just come to accept there will be flooding and storms.  She was just thankful that there was not too much damage.   She did not complain and appeared to be happy while she spoke of her adventure.   Acceptance comes in different ways, forms and types.  Life acceptance may be hard at times.  Making the best out of an unbearable situation goes a long way, especially to being kind to oneself.

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