- A result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
- Importance or relevance.
- The effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier.
- An act or instance of following something as an effect, result, or outcome.
Synonyms: Result, upshot, outcome, out-turn, sequel, effect, reaction, repercussion, ramification, end, reverberations, end result, conclusion, termination, culmination, denouement, corollary, concomitant, aftermath, product, produce, by-product, clated-issue, pay-off, archaic success.
Accepting the fact that actions have consequences, those who blame others for their circumstances develop a victim mentality. The result is a belief that they have no power over the direction of their destiny. This type of thinking leads people to accept suffering as normal and unavoidable. The only way to effect different consequences is to alter your actions.
- Once you embrace this as one fundamental truth, it will aid your acceptance on reality.
“Be wise today so you don’t cry tomorrow.” – E.A.Bucchianeri
“Words have consequences.” – Albert Marrin.
(Shown in Notebook 1, page 82 – 83)