When accepted

Emotional discomfort, when accepted, rises, crests and falls in a series of waves. Each wave washes a part of us away and deposits treasures we never imagined. Out goes naivete, in comes wisdom; out goes anger, in comes discernment; out goes despair, in comes kindness. No one would call it easy, but the rhythm of emotional pain that we learn to tolerate is natural, constructive and expansive… The pain leaves you healthier than it found you. ~Martha Beck



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  1. Michael Cammock

    October 24, 2014

    Only bullies would put you through the discomfort of pain in the first place. So be wary of their intent in the future.

  2. Kishan Sondarva

    October 24, 2014

    Very nice quote and beautiful picture…hv a grt time to you my frnd Jen…

  3. Kishan Sondarva

    October 24, 2014

    Thax for your nice above comnt from….sendind you lots and lots of smile for that…

  4. Carlos Bation

    October 24, 2014

    Beautiful and meaningful ..happy night..Ingat

  5. Jay Bagley

    October 24, 2014

    Yed all the women on here want to talk about me an thay want me decost me all thay wsnt to do is play with my loving feelings that is not right gof is watching all of them karma will bite them in there ass very badly

  6. Shital Kumar Harnal

    October 24, 2014

    Good Morning Jen my sweet sister. Happy Weekend. Be Happy and Keep smiling.

  7. Jay Bagley

    October 24, 2014

    Thay will all regreat it thay just lost the best man thay wood ever find

  8. H,. Highlander

    October 24, 2014

    Jend, Its a very very busy day at work for me but I am going to say it, " Your words are killing me softly" hahaha your good words, thank you lady Jend

  9. Robin Puddicombe

    October 24, 2014

    You have to make a few mistakes in life, and hopefully you will learn and become stronger!

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