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Embracing Change with Grace

Updated: Jan 15

Change is an inevitable aspect of life and can often be a catalyst for growth and development. It might seem daunting at first, and there may be instances where it looks like rejection. However, it's crucial to remember that what appears as rejection is often protection. This understanding can help us accept and even appreciate the changes happening in our lives.

Consider each rejection as a redirection towards something better. It's a protection from circumstances that might not serve your highest good. This perspective helps you remain open to the infinite potential of what could be, rather than being fixated on what didn't work out.

As we navigate through these changes, we may find ourselves longing for the comfort of how things were. It's essential to recognize that the future holds all the things we loved about the past and so much more. As we step into this new chapter, we have the opportunity to carry forward the lessons and memories, while also embracing the potential of the new.

Every change brings with it the wisdom of infinite potential. It's an invitation to explore new possibilities and to create something even better than before. Embrace this wisdom and allow it to guide you towards growth and fulfillment.

Change is not merely an event or circumstance to be endured. Rather, it's an opportunity for evolution and growth. When we embrace change, we step into our power and unlock our true potential. Change pushes us out of our comfort zones and allows us to discover our true potential. By embracing change with an open mind and heart, we can embark on a beautiful journey of self-discovery and personal development.

Tips for Embracing Change Gracefully

Embracing Change with Openness and Curiosity

Change, whether it's expected or sudden, is a natural part of life. It's important to recognize that change is not a punishment or a result of something you did wrong or failed at. Even when it seems that way, change is actually a pivot, guiding you in a new direction that is better for you and aligns with the desires of your heart.

Understanding Change as a Pivot

Pivots in life, just like in basketball, are about changing direction while remaining grounded in who you are. It's about turning away from what isn't working and moving towards what will help you grow. Remember, the universe is with you, it is your friend. God wants what you want.

Embracing Change with Openness

Stay Open: Navigating through change requires an open mind and heart. It's about welcoming new experiences and opportunities with curiosity. It's natural to feel resistance or fear in the face of change, but try to resist the urge to judge or resist; instead, allow yourself to explore, learn, and grow.

  • Explore: Take time to investigate the new opportunities that change brings.

  • Learn: Change can be a great teacher. Use it as an opportunity to learn about yourself and the world around you.

  • Grow: Embrace the growth that comes with change. You'll discover strengths you didn't know you had and develop resilience along the way.

Remember, the universe is not working against you, it's working for you. Every change, every pivot, is a step towards becoming the best version of yourself. Embrace change with an open mind and heart, and you'll find that it leads you to the desires of your heart.

Embracing Change with Gratitude

Life is a journey of exploration and self-discovery. In this journey, there's no such thing as failure. We are all navigating life in our own unique way, making decisions based on our understanding and experiences. There are no right or wrong decisions.

Reframing Perception of Failure

In reality, what we often perceive as "failure" is just a lesson, an opportunity for growth. It's an invitation to look deeper, to learn, and to pivot towards decisions that better align with our highest desires. Remaining true to yourself will always guide you towards the highest outcome for you - and remember, only you know what that looks like. This is your life, your journey, and your unique expression of the life you live.

Practicing Gratitude during Change

  1. Practice Faith: Embracing change also means reframing our perception of it. Instead of viewing change as a loss, view it as an opportunity. Faith can greatly aid this shift in perspective.

  • Acknowledge the Gains: Focus your attention on what's being gained rather than what's being lost. This could be new opportunities, experiences, or insights about yourself.

  • Appreciate the Gift: Every change, every perceived "failure", brings with it a lesson. Notice these gifts, and how they contribute to your growth and understanding.

Remember, life is not happening to you, but for you. Every experience, every change, is guiding you towards your highest good. By practicing faith, you can shift your perspective and embrace change as the beautiful, transformative process that it is.

Cultivating Adaptability through Faith and Trust

Change often comes with perceived challenges and obstacles. During these times, cultivating resilience by leaning on a higher power can make a world of difference. Our fears, limited beliefs, and perspectives often keep us focused on the obstacles and challenges. However, when we entrust these challenges to a higher power, we can start to shift our perspective and see the infinite potential within them.

Leaning on a Higher Power

Higher power, be it God, Universe, or any belief you resonate with, is the infinite power that turns tiny seeds into mighty oaks. It has infinite intelligence and knows the way, even when we don't. By surrendering our challenges to this higher power, we learn to trust in life and our place in it.

Overcoming the Culture of Fear

We live in a culture where fear is prevalent, especially fear of the unknown. The best way to combat this fear is to have faith in the unknown's infinite potential. When we trust in a higher power, we open ourselves to the belief that things can work out in our favor, even if we can't see how yet. Over time, we come to truly believe that things will work out in our favor because we have seen it happen so many times over the course of our lifetime.

Cultivate Resilience: Resilience is your ability to adapt to change, Rise up from setbacks, and maintain a positive outlook, no matter the circumstances.

  1. Adapt: Learn to adjust to new situations and challenges. This flexibility will help you navigate through life's changes.

  2. We Rise: Develop the determination to rise up from setbacks. Remember, this experience will make you stronger, and wiser. There are no setbacks, just new directions to pusue.

  3. Stay Confident: Maintain a confident outlook. Trust that every change is leading you towards your highest good. Know that you are worthy of all good things. Know that things can get good again in any moment.

Seek Support: Remember, you do not have to navigate change alone. Reach out to your support network. Sharing your experiences and feelings can provide comfort, perspective, and guidance.

Remember, resilience is not just about enduring; it's about rising up stronger and wiser. By leaning on a higher power, cultivating resilience, and having faith in the infinite potential of the unknown, you can navigate through change with grace and confidence.

Change is a journey, not a destination. It's about continually adapting, learning, and growing. Embracing change gracefully means viewing it as an opportunity for wisdom, improvement, and the infinite potential of your highest dreams manifesting.

Still I Rise

1928 –


You may write me down in history

With your bitter, twisted lies,

You may trod me in the very dirt

But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

Does my sassiness upset you?

Why are you beset with gloom?

’Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells

Pumping in my living room.

Just like moons and like suns,

With the certainty of tides,

Just like hopes springing high,

Still I’ll rise.

Did you want to see me broken?

Bowed head and lowered eyes?

Shoulders falling down like teardrops,

Weakened by my soulful cries?

Does my haughtiness offend you?

Don’t you take it awful hard

’Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines

Diggin’ in my own backyard.

You may shoot me with your words,

You may cut me with your eyes,

You may kill me with your hatefulness,

But still, like air, I’ll rise.

Does my sexiness upset you?

Does it come as a surpriseThat I dance like I’ve got diamonds

At the meeting of my thighs?

Out of the huts of history’s shameI rise

Up from a past that’s rooted in pain

I rise

I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide,

Welling and swelling I bear in the tide.

Leaving behind nights of terror and fear

I rise

Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear

I rise

Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,

I am the dream and the hope of the slave

.I rise

I rise

I rise.

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This was beautiful and what we ALL need to be reminded of. Thank you Gracie.


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Thank you Kimberlie!


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