I am late, I am late for a very important date! You are not the White Rabbit … you are J-Dub. And you are not late because there are no rules. Well … there are some rules but not any attendance policies. To be sure, double-check me. Here are the rules and ping back. I encourage everyone to play along.
This idea has been percolating in my mind for a bit but I could not really produce the words until now. Stream of consciousness style so sit back and fasten your seatbelts, this might be a bumpy night. I am all kick ass and channeling my inner Bette!
Acceptance, tolerance and embrace. Are there differences?
I accept what I cannot change but I may not like what I am accepting. Most people think acceptance is a good thing. And I agree, in large part acceptance maybe a good thing yet acceptance can also be just a minimum standard.
According to Merriam Webster:
Definition of accepting
Stay with me here. Tolerance. Is that good? To me, tolerate is to put up with something. Again, something I may not like. Merriam Webster agrees with me:
Definition of tolerate
1b : to put up with
J-Dub did you even understand the prompt? Where is your contrasting?
It is here! Right now!
I say instead of acceptance and tolerance, how about we embody what it is to embrace?
Definition of embrace
- Charity embraces all acts that contribute to human welfare