Let Prose Help You To Acceptance And Approval Of Your Life

Acceptance of self is one of the greatest challenges. Acknowledgment and recognition of our own life and its importance is one of the stepping stones to a rich and satisfying life. How can can accomplish this task - of accepting ourselves, what we do, how we are, how we act? At times we question ourselves and can ponder and wonder. We think and are thoughtful about what our life means to us. What we are doing. What we are involved in. What direction our life is going in. How aware we are of life rich wonders . . .

The power of words . . .

As we read we can let the words gently flow over us. We can let the words quietly be spoken to us in there own sweet way. We can let ourselves open to the thoughts and their meanings, the ideas and their origin, the phrases and the understandings that they have ready for us. Ready for us to assimilate and take on board. If we let them filter through and allow the words their power to move and rejuvenate. If we let ourselves be uplifted and filled with their sometimes hidden insights. Too gently and slowly to impact on our lives as we read - and in the future when we recall their meaning for us.

I hope this page will do this and more. I hope this example will help to express life in an insightful, penetrating but easy to read manner. And help us to question the lives we lead and the manner in which we live them.


We all love to have acceptance of our life in its rightful place
acceptance of our lot, being comfortable is important and on the pace
but acknowledging ourselves, approval and recognition of who we are
is far more relevant than where we live be it near or afar.

For there are some things we need in life to understand
and one of those is where our bread is buttered though it need not be grand,
but more crucial still is the discovery of self and this revelation
to us, for us, by us needs affirmation not resignation.

For life is the substance of many thoughts and words
we should not get bogged down nor lower our standards
for precious and special is the experience we can have
admitting to that takes away assumption and adds a salve

To any wounds or sores we may have in our life which is so pressured,
we should be careful not to concede and have our day altered
any more than is necessary in this life of ups and downs
taken to the nth degree it could result in many frowns

And looks at where we find we are at
from pillar to post we go but we are not a doormat
for every feeling and emotion that might happen on by
and should be left well alone lest we have to say why

All this is happening to us in this particular way
here and now, and on this very day
in our lives we now find ourselves living through and true
this is for real and not some artsy, theoretical preview.

Because at the end of the day it is to us we must explain
how we managed to get in this mess, why did we not abstain
from doing half the things we thought so good at the time
they seemed so worthwhile but now noone would give a dime

To see them enacted before them in any theatre hall,
nor in life on their own or in a crowd in any mall
for those things should stay private as any inner thought
lest they become common knowledge and we become distraught

And forget what we tried to remember at the start of this day,
acceptance of self was the most important thing we would do or say
to ourselves amidst all the hurly burly of the things we do
lets not get in a sweat lest we mistake it for the flu.

Defiance, resistance might be the easy option
to acceptance of self and all that is common
to us and so many folks we see around us each day
not to accept ourselves is one of the ways we can go astray

And lose ourselves in some misty and far off place
away from the main road of our life and lost without trace
and trying to find our way back to our life and its path
it should be easy and straightforward - but can we do the math

And suss out what life for us is all about
acceptance and approval at the fore, and resistance without
leaving ourselves to enjoy life and its joy and satisfaction
happy, comfortable within, and excited by this revelation.

All best,
Martin


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