Acceptance is Not Endorsement

Sep 2, 2021


“Acceptance means that you don’t reject situations.

“Instead of running away from a situation, you receive the reality of what is presented or what is happening without desiring it to be different. You acknowledge that a situation exists instead of covering it up or pretending you agree. Acceptance is not the same thing as endorsement. You might accept the fact that you are, for instance, headed for a cliff. You can then do something about it. You do not simply hope for it to work out when there’s real danger. That is not acceptance. You have a sense of boundaries that produces appropriate responses.”

Excerpted from Heard Around the Fire, page 26

Over 25 years ago, the elemental Source of Fire began speaking through Don David Wiley, a tsaurririkame elder in the Huichol tradition of Mexico. “Grandfather Fire” has spoken with thousands of people who come to hear His guidance about meeting life’s challenges with courage and wisdom, so they can live lives of meaning and purpose.

  • Learn more about the phenomenon of Fire Speaks
  • Learn more about how Community Fires bring connection, healing and inspiration to people around the world.
  • Find your fire and consider participating in community fires in person or online.
  • Learn more about the mission of the international Sacred Fire organization

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