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  1. Jenn6701

    To trust life is to accept life on its terms. to experience what comes your way, as you are. Trusting life is knowing, that all things….good and bad eventually pass.

    2 years ago
  2. April Jewel Budd

    To know I’ll be okay. It will be okay. And live gratefully anyway.

    2 years ago
  3. Therese

    It means to be exactly in this present moment, resting your hand on your heart, and even though life may feel tough or feel like you did not sign up for these challenges, loss, and struggles, it is an inner knowing and peace that you are being guided on exactly the path that is meant for you. By trusting life, you trust your intuition and your Higher divine self.

    2 years ago
    1. Hermann-Josef

      I like your reflection very much Therese. We are guided on the path that is meant for us. Trust the self. Wonderfull. Thank you Therese

      2 years ago
  4. O.Christina

    To trust life and be grateful.

    2 years ago
  5. Don Jones

    It means be available to life, a willingness to be vulnerable, perhaps a prerequisite to allowing things of significance to be drawn to you.

    2 years ago
  6. Mica

    My son, when young, liked ‘trust’ better than ‘faith’

    2 years ago
  7. Elaine

    It means to let go of the need to control, the need to be right, the need for a particular outcome, the need to armour myself, the need to remain in my comfort zone. I’ve come a ways on that journey and it continues. Life is juicier and more joyful when I trust life that’s for sure.

    2 years ago
  8. Rabbit

    “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” Reinhold Niebuhr

    2 years ago
    1. Mica

      Yup, Rabbit – thanks for the reminder and the attribution to Niebuhr. I think of it as a part of 12-step programs too?

      2 years ago
      1. Rabbit

        Yes.

        2 years ago
  9. Barb C

    I hadn’t thought of my approach to life involving trust so much as a willingness to find out what happens next. I suppose I trust my ability to roll with whatever that next thing is–I thought of that more as experience yielding knowledge that even the worst things will dim or disappear from memory over time. And what’s meant by “life” in this question, anyway? My life? All the myriad life forms and the planet I’m resting on? The flow of events and feelings? Those just *are*. It doesn’t feel like a question of trust, somehow. What would it mean to distrust life?

    2 years ago
  10. Chester

    To believe in its constancy, its reliability, its design, its ability to deliver – the masterful plan that made us, brought us to this moment and toward which we contribute daily by stepping in the path of our own’s life’s potential.

    2 years ago
  11. Marnie Jackson

    Sometimes these questions are so deep and the answer comes so readily – but the actually doing part is so hard. To me trusting life is having faith that you are where you are meant to be and that you have the skills and perseverance to handle all of life’s complications. Sometimes, in the moment, having that faith is so hard….

    2 years ago
  12. GR8FULL

    For me, trusting life means to recognize, understand and, without judgement, accept that every experience thrown at me along my journey, 1) is happening for a larger cosmic reason/principle, 2) will average themselves out over time so there is no need to keep score, 3) and most importantly, recognizing the only thing I can control is how I employ the knowledge and wisdom I gained from the preceding experiences. I think? Have a great day everyone.

    2 years ago
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    carol

    I was born human, therefore I will experience many situations, desires, sensations, happiness’s, fears, angers, limitations, prejudices, hurts, intentions, rejections, acceptances, learnings, adventures, gratitudes, generosities, insights, kindnesses, cruelties, and sickness and death. I trust life will deliver these outcomes. hmm Can I trust myself to make the most life affirming decisions that will benefit all?

    2 years ago
  14. Rabbit

    This is a hard one for me because I struggle to just call everything God’s will because I think God gives us purpose and calls us to act to try to make things better. A counselor told me once after many sessions, “Your mother did the best she could.” I think we can all do the best we can in kind, loving and helpful ways.

    2 years ago
    1. Mica

      I did the best I could, Rabbit, in raising my daughter, tho I wish I had loved her more. 😐
      Warm wishes to you 🙂

      2 years ago
      1. Rabbit

        Maybe you loved her enough but other things made it impossible to show it the way you would today. I think it was that way with my mom. I wasn’t getting in trouble and doing well in school. Her other child wasn’t so that took her time as did marital problems. I get it now and maybe your daughter understands more than you think or will someday. All life can ask of us is the best we can do now. Sometimes, I even think maybe I wouldn’t have been the person I am if things had been different. 💓

        2 years ago
        1. Mica

          Thank you, Rabbit! I so hoped not to carry my [many!] resentments of my mother after her death and, miraculously, my daughter and her husband drove me to visit my mother on what turned out to be the day she died! Seeing her behaving like a hungry baby overcame any resentments about my poor mother’s treatment of me!! I loved having a daughter but, unfortunately, I was too male identified to actually love her as I wish I had. But now I can love and love her, at last.

          2 years ago
  15. Carol

    For me, It meant that I realized that I am Life and Life is trustworthy. When that realization t00k place, I knew I must stop resisting and go with the flow. I’ll be shown a way. I began to understand that if Life is trustworthy so am I. I stopped turning situations into problems. I found greater self acceptance. It was a major shift for me. What a relief!

    2 years ago
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      Ana Maria

      Thank you Carol! Your line ” I stopped turning situations into problems” Just made me realized that I have been doing this all my life! I must remember this everyday. I have been worried for as long as I can remember, I live with worry and anxiety every single day. I have been trained to fight or fly since I was a child. How much time wasted because I turn situations into problems. I thank you!

      2 years ago
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    Yram

    There is not much I can add to the comments. I just move into each day with intention to make good decisions and be of service. Show up! and know all will be well.

    2 years ago
  17. sunnypatti48317

    Relinquish control and go with the flow.
    “Everything happens for a reason” 🙂

    2 years ago
  18. Joseph McCann

    Upon awaking in the pre-dawn being grateful that the perceived physical world is still here. I am alive another day to be present in life and enjoy the miracles of nature and sobriety with mindfulness. Trusting that everything is as it should be.

    2 years ago
  19. Carla

    For me, it means everything and everyone is right where they’re supposed to be, and Life is happening right where & when the Universe’s Dance is..

    2 years ago
  20. Christine

    I am not fond of roller coasters. I find them creepy. Something can go wrong. They are made by human hands. This roller coaster life, however, I trust completely. It is made by God, and then it is good.

    2 years ago
  21. EJP

    Let it go……God’s got this!

    2 years ago
  22. Kevin

    Life comes, and life goes. And between these ends lives love, struggle, pain, wonder and joy. As for myself, I trust the journey.

    2 years ago
  23. Michele

    Go with the flow.
    Happy Friday everyone:)

    2 years ago
  24. Hermann-Josef

    To know that everything is for the best. Life is always doing good. Things are all right, people are all right , I am all right. Yet I have to do my best. Serving life is to serve the greatest master there can be. Serving life without thinking of any reward makes me joyful , peaceful and complete. I am becoming life itself. Only by trusting in life I can live a full live. Right now it is supporting and nourishing in many ways

    2 years ago
  25. Antoinette

    Trusting life means trusting the universe/God/Buddha etc -.
    When we let go of our human mind world which is the falseness, we become the Truth/life itself. So throwing away all of our notions, ideas, dogma, philosophy etc allows the light of truth to shine.

    2 years ago

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