They say the best way to change a situation is to accept it. Whats the best way to practise Acceptance of our current reality while at the same time Intending things to be different or better?:)

Thanks for reading:)

asked 26 Jul '11, 04:55

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Your existence is the subtle change to the existing situation. The fact that you do not accept the current situation causes you to rebel against it to the extent of your capability. The fact that your in it testifies that you at one point or another, accepted the situation at hand. Thanks for sharing your question. PC-Peace & Consciousness

(29 Jul '11, 11:17) Constantine

Thank you Constantine,I like your answer:)

(29 Jul '11, 15:36) Satori
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Look at intention as the "willful movement of your attention" in other words, you can pay attention to your right ear, your left palm, the doorknob. You can direct your attention anywhere you please. Therefore, you can pay attention to the acceptance of the situation (just observe it). you can move your attention and think about what you want (imagine it).


answered 26 Jul '11, 05:29

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Thank you for your answer has helped :)

(28 Jul '11, 15:36) Satori

If you accept your situation and are content, you won't feel a need to change it, you will be happy and content. When you are happy and content, your vibration is higher. You attract things and people in life according to your vibration. When you raise your vibration, you raise the quality of the things you attract into your life. Also, as your vibration rises, the things and people in your life that are a part of the lower, old vibration, will clatter away. So don't worry, be happy and you won't mind being where you are, meanwhile, where you are is transforming to match your new vibration.


answered 26 Jul '11, 12:42

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Fairy Princess

Thank you for your answer this state of mind really possible do you think? A desireless state where you dont wish for anything different?

(28 Jul '11, 15:39) Satori

The only way to find out is to decide to be happy and filter your thoughts accordingly, and see what happens. Let us know if you try this and how long it takes to realize your happiness. Blessings

(28 Jul '11, 16:10) Fairy Princess

Thank you Fairy Princess.I try everyday;) Blessings to You:)

(28 Jul '11, 20:02) Satori
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well satori you can focus on annything you want and you do not need to let things affect you and you have free will and can create. that is what you use to change things and make things better. no one is perfect but it does not mean you cannot try to be.

so accept what you cannot change accept it. and change what you can to make it better.

here is example: a crazy person call the cop often because you live close by. yes it bothers you but you do not have to let it affect you eventually the cop will get feed up to come for nothing.

so you see someone that is crazy it is not your problem and you cannot change that. so do your stuff be happy. the problem will eventually go away.

why give oil to the fire. let it burn and it will die out.

experiance and enjoy.


answered 26 Jul '11, 13:13

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white tiger

Thank you for you answer Whitetiger. I like your analogy:)

(28 Jul '11, 15:40) Satori

Yes this question is a very good question because if we accept things as they are we feel no need to have things change. I see this as a materialistic vs non-materialistic views. The one has to be dissatisfied with how things are to want to change them. The other is satisfied and doesn't want or need change. So I see a conflict of thinking here.

The Will To Win

If you want a thing bad enough To go out and fight for it, Work day and night for it, Give up your time and your peace and your sleep for it If only desire of it Makes you quite mad enough Never to tire of it, Makes you hold all other things tawdry and cheap for it If life seems all empty and useless without it And all that you scheme and you dream is about it, If gladly you'll sweat for it, Fret for it, Plan for it, Lose all your terror of God or man for it, If you'll simply go after that thing that you want. With all your capacity, Strength and sagacity, Faith, hope and confidence, stern pertinacity, If neither cold poverty, famished and gaunt, Nor sickness nor pain Of body or brain Can turn you away from the thing that you want, If dogged and grim you besiege and beset it, You'll get it!

-- Berton Braley


answered 26 Jul '11, 20:23

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Wade Casaldi

edited 29 Jul '11, 02:48

Agreed plus being desireless is counter productive to achievement as the masters Napoleon Hill & Robert Collier said you need a great hunger to bring change. There is even a Zen story that agrees with this. The boy asked the master how do I get whatever I want, the master threw him overboard and held him under water until the boy was pulled back in the boat, the was told when he can desire something as much as he did air he will get it. Bruce Barton wrote a poem on this that can be found in The Secret of the Ages. When you want something bad enough.

(28 Jul '11, 23:29) Wade Casaldi

My mistake not Bruce Barton, Berton Braley

(29 Jul '11, 02:51) Wade Casaldi

Wade thank you for the poem. It's inspiring;)

(29 Jul '11, 15:37) Satori

You are very welcome Satori, yes it is one of the most inspiring poems in The Secret of the Ages by Robert Collier.

(29 Jul '11, 19:09) Wade Casaldi
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well, if you disagree and do not want to support it,
you are better off not being antagonistic, since this will make the opposition stronger,
tactical questioning to discern the root of the adamance may be of value,
as it may make the opposer look at other options,
receiving and approval may be both on a the same spectrum,
if this is your consideration of co-existence


answered 28 Jul '11, 01:03

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Thank you for your answer Fred.:)

(28 Jul '11, 15:47) Satori
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