Blog Posts - Acceptance



Can We Christians Get Along?

When we speak of Christianity with all its different denominations, interpretations, doctrines and various versions of the Bible it seems there are always times when we run into conflict with other believers. Each of us as brothers or sisters in Chri...
by Done with Religion on Dec 15, 2016

Calm in the Midst of Stormy Chaos

Teaching yoga and meditation to teenage girls in high security lockup during a bulls-eye hurricane hit, and how that experience is parallel to staying in our inner core, where our inner calm resides.
by Lord Flea Sings on Dec 10, 2016

Speak It or Live It?

Have you ever felt guilty because you did not say something to someone about Christ? Do you feel obligated to speak your mind about a particular sin? Do you feel it is your duty as a Christian to force every opportunity into a chance to tell someone...
by Done with Religion on Dec 7, 2016

YOGA OVER 50: The journey is in never arriving

According to the Yoga Alliance’s 2016 report on Yoga in America, “36.7 million Americans or 15 percent of U.S. adults practice Yoga in the U.S.” […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulwor...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 6, 2016

Book Review: Be Who You Are

Author/Illustrator: Todd ParrInterest Level: Ages 4 and UpFrom the Book Jacket: Be who you are: Be proud of where you're from. Be a different color. Speak your language. Wear everything you need to be you. JUST BE WHO YOU ARE! Todd Parr's bold m...
by Books That Heal Kids on Nov 23, 2016

On the subject of cheating…

Today was a bit of a somber day for the attendees at our local church.  It appears that our pastor resigned because of his unfaithfulness to his wife.  I am a member of this church, but no longer a regular … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 20, 2016

"And I have one of those very loud, stupid laughs.  I mean if I ever sat behind myself in a movie or something, I'd probably lean over and tell myself to please shut up." -J.D. Salinger (from The Catcher in the Rye)So when I laugh, I usually cov...
by Simply Nabila on Sep 5, 2016

MINDFULLY ACCEPTING NON-ACCEPTANCE: Can we accept our failed attempts to be mindful?

Acceptance of “the way it is” Human suffering is human. Awareness is just aware of it all, without thought. Awareness is not thought, nor is […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulw...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 30, 2016

Fellowship

Fellowship is an important part of living as a follower of Jesus. Fellowship with other believers can be encouraging and helps build one another up. When we hear about fellowship today we usually think of church. Several churches even have the word f...
by Done with Religion on Aug 29, 2016

Only My View

My last post about ‘LGBT and the church’ received several comments that obviously disagreed with my views. That is fine and only to be expected because this is a public site and others are free to share their views. Although it seems to me that s...
by Done with Religion on Aug 26, 2016

LGBT and the church

Recently I read an article that I enjoyed reading yet I had some reservation with it because it had an undertone that seemed to make sure to say that being gay is a sin. Basically the article was on LGBT issues and the church. I thought the article w...
by Done with Religion on Aug 19, 2016

You Want to Be a USNA Midshipman? Start Today

update You’ve had the summer off to reflect and plan and now it’s time to start the most seminal period in your lifetime to date, the years that will decide what happens After High School. Do you get accepted to the college of your choice...
by USNA or Bust on Aug 16, 2016

DEPRESSION & SUICIDE: Being mindful and accepting of the pain of the dark days

Part of mindfulness practice is to have a nonjudgmental acceptance of how things are, right now, in this very moment. Seems simple enough. However, I […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 15, 2016

Love of Money or Love of God

In our world the love of money is the driving force. Obviously money is important in our way of life and we all have to work to make money to live. Money itself is not evil and can be used for good things yet the love of money and the importance the...
by Done with Religion on Aug 11, 2016

Bacteria mind games…

  By tinkering with the gut’s bacterial residents, scientists have changed the behavior of lab animals and small numbers of …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Aug 10, 2016

Why Self-Help Books Are Failing You And What You Can Do Today!

How many times have you read books, searching for strategies to help with some part of your life you’d like to improve, but you see no results? Maybe you’re inspired as you read, connecting with different parts saying, “yes, yes!...
by Much Ado About Something on Aug 2, 2016

Handling Rejections

Handling rejections is one the toughest things to handle in life. You may get rejected by your dream institution or dream job but you must learn not to give up. You must stand up and keep on going. Rejections Getting rejections is part of life. It...
by Mariaisquixotic on Jul 26, 2016

Getting stuck with language

In my last post I talked about the ways in which humans learn to relate abstract concepts and experiences together (symbolic relations). I pointed out that we learn to take another person’s point of view as part of developing empathy, and that...
by Healthskills on Jul 24, 2016

My one true love…

You’re with me through my darkest days Even during times when nobody else stays   You give me hope when I want to give up There’s nobody else who can measure up   You surround me with your daily presence … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Jul 21, 2016

Am I the only one feeling this way? No, seriously. I can't be the only one. Right?

So, I've really been fighting my anxiety and depression. SERIOUSLY. FIGHTING.So many days lost to the irrational belief that I couldn't pull this off. Which only lead to countless days lost, and productivity that I can't get back.ENOUGH.I refuse to b...
by attracted to shiny things on Jul 20, 2016


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