How quickly do you arrive at a place of acceptance when you face situations beyond your control? What helps you get to acceptance?
"Accepting does not necessarily mean 'liking,' 'enjoying,' or 'condoning.' I can accept what is—and be determined to evolve from there. It is not acceptance but denial that leaves me stuck." - Nathaniel Branden, American psychologist
“Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.” - Nikos Kazantzakis, Greek novelist
“It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” - Carl Sagan, American astronomer
“Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.” - Winston Churchill, British prime minister