“The Law Of Least Effort ” – 1st Component Is Acceptance

“Chopra’s first component to ‘The Law Of Least Effort’ is acceptance.  Acceptance simply means that you make a commitment: ‘Today I will accept people, situations, circumstances, and events as they occur.’  This means I will know that this moment is as it should be, because the whole universe is as it should be.  This moment — the one you’re experiencing right now — is the culmination of all the moments you have experienced in the past.  This moment is as it is because the entire universe is as it is.

When you struggle against this moment, you’re actually struggling against the entire universe.  Instead, you can make the decision that today you will not struggle against the whole universe by struggling against this moment.  This means that your acceptance of this moment is total and complete.  You accept things as they are, not as you wish they were in this moment.  This is important to understand.  You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.

When you feel frustrated or upset by a person or a situation, remember that you are not reacting to the person or the situation, but to your feelings about the person or the situation.  These are your feelings, and your feelings are not someone else’s fault.  When you recognize and understand this completely, you are ready to take responsibility for how you feel and to change it.  And if you can accept things as they are, you are ready to take responsibility for your situation and for all the events you see as problems.”

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Deepak Chopra, p. 57-58.


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After thirty years of teaching Inner City, Special Education students and forty-five years of metaphysical studies, I have decided to share my life's philosophical understandings on this wonderful website. For me, everything in my life has been a spiritual experience from being raised in an alcoholic household, to marriage and teaching, and finally caring for an Alzheimer parent. I have sought at least fifteen, personal psychic readings to try and assist me as a wife, teacher and caretaker. I want to share the wisdom that I have gained from following the valuable spiritual guidance from my inner knowing and from heeding the advise of channeled answers from trusted psychics. At almost 70 years old, I am writing, traveling and enjoying retirement in Florida.

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