Acceptance Brings Peace

Journey Forward

As a counselor I hear varying points of view.  I don’t have to agree with my clients’ interests, world views or beliefs to connect with them.  I am not in the business of converting anyone to my way of life.  I’m in the business of accepting people where they are.  It’s not always easy for me, but it is what I choose to do.  I want to be careful this post doesn’t sound like I have it all together and if everyone was like me we wouldn’t have any problems.  I know I don’t have it all together, I know I make mistakes and I am certain I have judged people.  I simply want to place a challenge out there.  What if we just accept people as is?

I am not proposing that we agree with everyone.  That would be not only impossible as some beliefs contradict others but also…

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