“As we release the hold of expectations and disappointments, as we stop trying to live into the imagined life and live the one we have been given, we discover a profound inner freedom to make choices out of love, rather than obligation or resentment.” ~Christine Valters Paintner
The placebo effect has been estimated to have anywhere from a 15%-72% cure rate. Studies have found that telling a teacher they have a very promising group of students results in greater academic success.
On the other hand, Shakespeare tells us “Expectation is the root of all heartache.”
Expectations are powerful … and so is our disappointment when life pulls the rug of expectation out from under us.
This morning Rev. Alice will explore how we can best utilize expectation as a tool while also maintaining flexibility and resilience when our expectations aren’t met.
Please join us for coffee, tea, refreshments, and fellowship after the service.
Everyone is welcome at UCMH!