As previously written on August 18, 2007 for Second Chance to Live
In my experience I have come to realize that all learning involves a series of steps. With all new learning there needs to be incentive, motivation and a desire to not give up even in the face of discouragement. My process in learning has been defined by three distinct stages.
I first have to first become aware that change is needed. Having awareness does not necessarily mean that I am willing or able to address what needs to change. Awareness slowly grabs my attention until I find myself unavoidably faced with reality.
The next stage in the process of learning is acceptance. As I move into the acceptance stage of change or learning, I begin to grasp what my awareness wants to teach me. When I enter the acceptance stage of learning incentive motivates my desire to look for solutions. Through embracing my need for change, I am launched forward by my awareness and acceptance.
The final stage in the art of change involves action. Without action everything remains the same. When I am sick and tired of being sick and tired I have passed through the awareness and acceptance phase of change. I become willing to look for solutions because I am tired of doing the same thing and getting the same result.
As I stay committed to practicing the art of change my circumstances become tutors in the school of life. Learning becomes the vehicle that empowers my process. My process points me in the direction of my destiny. Being, then becomes more important than merely doing as I seek to live life on life’s terms, because I know that more will be revealed with / in time.
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