"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference."
Are there any ladies who can relate to the struggle of setting plans and accepting the harsh reality that our plans may not go as planned? It's life.
When life happens (because it will happen to all of us at some point), our response to those situations matter tremendously. Are you one to fight the inevitable, or accept and flow with the process? The Serenity prayer is universally known, regardless of spiritual beliefs, and it's rooted in the process of acceptance, courage, and wisdom.
How often do we accept our journey in its entirety? This means embracing the good with the bad while finding the willingness to be grateful for it all. No one wants to deal with unfavorable circumstances, but everyone on this earth is dealing with something. We find true freedom in accepting our realities and making peace with them.
To be courageous, we must learn to move or act regardless of our feelings. This isn't referring to a dismissive form of suppressing your emotions. It's quite the opposite. A woman with courage will take her next step while embracing her fear. She acknowledges her feelings, but she knows that she's worthy of the desired outcome. Remember, courageous people, are not without fear. They simply keep going despite fear.
We live in an information overload era. There's information everywhere, especially right at our fingertips. What's most intriguing about this era is that we're inundated with knowledge yet stifled in wisdom. Knowledge is an awareness of the mind, but wisdom translates that information to our hearts with the application.
Wisdom knows when to walk away.
Wisdom also knows that your body innately knows what it needs. Your innate body wisdom is within you, but are you listening to it?
Join me in meditating on the serenity prayer for a few days, and if you're curious to learn more about how wisdom can help you on your journey to loving the body you're in, I'm here to help.