A Great Strategy

“..(can I) accept my request being turned down.” Courage to Change 
This is a tough one for me. Not so much as it used to be, however, depending upon the place I am spiritually and mentally, having my (reasonable) requests denied can be very upsetting. Why is that? Could it possibly be because I have an expectation? Is it possible that I feel it’s unfair because…? When I run to the restroom desperate to use it, only to discover that it’s occupied, I’m in trouble. However, when I start running, then remember it may be occupied, if it turns out that it’s in use, I’m ok waiting. Likewise, prior to making a request, if I simply shift my expectation and assume the answer may be no, and I’m ok with that answer, I’m much more at peace if the answer turns out to be “No.” A great strategy because the more often I’m at peace, the more ILML! 

– JamieQ

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