ACCEPTANCE! !! ACCEPTING YOURSELF..... JUST AS YOU ARE ! ACCEPTING THOSE AROUND YOU ......FOR THE TYPE OF PERSON THEY ARE ! THE WORLD WOULD BE A MUCH MORE PEACEFUL...BEAUTIFUL..... PLACE IF THIS WERE EASY TO DO ! WHETHER YOU HAVE MENTAL CHALLENGES ... OR PHYSICAL CHALLENGES ....... ACCEPTANCE .........IS OF MUCH NEEDED IMPORTANCE TO ALL OF US! THERE ARE THOSE OF US WHO CANNOT ACCEPT OURSELVES OR THOSE AROUND US ! AND I MYSELF ...... AM SOMETIMES GUILTY OF THIS ! I AM MY OWN WORSE CRITIC AT TIMES ! I MENTALLY BEAT MYSELF UP FOR MY INADEQUACIES ! ALWAYS FEELING THAT I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH! OR....I'M NOT SMART ENOUGH! OR....I'M NOT PRETTY ENOUGH! OR...NOT THIN ENOUGH! IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT NEVER BEING ENOUGH !!!! EXACTLY WHO'S 'DEGREE OF LIFE '....ARE WE TRYING TO LIVE BY ?? THE MEDIA ? THE GOVERNMENT? THE ACTORS AND ACTRESS' ? B/C IF WE JUDGE OURSELVES BY THEM.....WE WILL NEVER BE GOOD ENOUGH! TOO BAD THAT MOST OF US DON'T HAVE AIR BRUSHED IMAGES !!!! AND....BOTOX AND FACE LIFTS AND HAIR PLUGS ! AND NIPS AND TUCKS! HAIR STYLISTS AND MAKE UP ARTIST'S ! AND THE LIST GOES ON !!!! BUT...TAKE THOSE SUPPOSEDLY...." BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE" AND TAKE ALL THAT FAKE .....FALSE..... MADE UP SHIT AWAY......AND THEY WOULD LOOK JUST LIKE THE AVERAGE ......JOE OR JANE ! GRAVITY WOULD TAKE CONTROL AND THEN.....ALL THOSE 'BAY WATCH BEAUTIES' (HEEHEEHEE.) .....WOULD LOOK JUST LIKE THE REST OF THE WORLD !! PICTURE IT.......RUNNING ALONG THE BEACH ....AND EVERYTHING IS BOUNCING ALL OVER THE PLACE (LMAO)...AND FOR THOSE OF US WHO BREAST FEED OUR BABIES....AS WE KNOW......THOSE "BABIES " END UP SWING LIKE TWO PENDULUMS! SO I SAY....WE ALL WORK ON ACCEPTING OURSELVES AND EVERYONE AROUND US! FOR GOOD OR BAD! JUST ACCEPT AND LIVE AND LET LIVE! PEACE AND HARMONY WOULD ABOUND! WHAT EACH OF US LIVE THROUGH .....AS WE GROW UP....IS WHAT FORMS WHO WE BECOME !!! EMBRACE IT ! ALL OF IT.... (THE GOOD AND BAD THINGS)ALL THE THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED TO YOU ! DON'T REGRET HAVING ALL THOSE THINGS HAPPENING TO YOU ! B/C....IT FORGED THE PERSON YOU ARE TODAY! AND I FOR ONE....WOULD BE LOST W/O ALL OF YOU! JUST THE WAY YOU ARE! !!! SOME OF YOU ARE OVERWEIGHT...AND SOME ARE DEPRESSED ALL THE TIME...AND SOME ARE BIPOLAR ......AND THE LIST GOES ON AND ON! BUT ALL OF US ...... ARE NOT W/O ONE PROBLEM OR ANOTHER ! AND I THANK GOD FOR ALL ......JUST THE SAME! NOW.....THE HARDEST PART FOR ME........ IS ACCEPTANCE OF MYSELF...... WITH ALL MY SHORTCOMINGS !!! AND....LEARNING TO LOVE ME!B/C..... TRUE HAPPINESS COMES FROM WITH-IN NOT..... FROM OUTER SOURCES!!!BOOMERTOO
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