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In my experience, I found that I needed to confront my denial. I found that I needed to accept that there were people who — for whatever reason — had a difficult time accepting my reality. In my experience, I then found that by accepting these individuals and by grieving my reality, I was slowly able to stop minimizing, marginalizing and manipulating myself to fit into another reality. I found that through accepting who I was as an individual, I was slowly able to start discounting and dismissing the belief system that societal stigmatization directed my way. In the process, I was slowly able to stop spending my time and using energy defending matters that were out of my control.
In the process, I was slowly able to begin to celebrate what I could do — with the help of a loving God — instead of berating myself for what was out of my control and for reality that other people had for me. In the process and with the help of a loving God I began to see the possibilities of what I could do with in my reality, regardless of my limitations.
My brother recently sent me information about 2 incredible people — who have not allowed societal stigmatization to limit what they can do with their realities, regardless of their limitations. I will share their web sites with you. Jessica Cox is one of those individuals and Christopher Coleman is the other individual. I would encourage you to visit their web sites and be inspired to live beyond the belief system of societal stigmatization, regardless of your limitations.Simply click on the persons name and you will be directed to their web sites my friend.
As you visit their web sites, begin to celebrate what you can do — with the help of a loving God – instead of berating yourself for what is out of your control and for the reality that other people may have for you. And in the process, consider the possibilities of what you can do with in your reality – with the help of a loving God — regardless of your limitations.
A Closing Thought
“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” Helen Keller
“Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point.” author unknown
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