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The Promise by Graham Price

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CHAPTER 7

A powerful you

“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

So far we’ve been focusing a great deal on accepting what is through a combination of accepting our feelings and paccepting our circumstances, our past actions and ourselves. We’ve used two rationales for pacceptance:

  1. It makes no sense to wish things were already different, in other words to wish the past or present moment were different
  2. They couldn’t have been different anyway, since we and others have always been doing our best (the only thing we could have done) with the awareness we had at the time

We’ve also mentioned in a number of contexts ...

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