Letting Go

Letting Go. It seems to be one topic we all struggle with throughout life. Letting go of past behaviors, people, actions, jobs, ideas, emotions, you name it. In order to change, you need to let go. Some things are easier than others, some take more time, some things get stuck in our hips, and some things dissolve fast.

Let go, live, and love.

 

To “let go” does not mean to stop caring, it means I can’t do it for someone else.

To “let go” is not to cut myself off, it’s the realization I can’t control another.

To “let go” is not to enable, but to allow learning from natural consequences.

To “let go” is to admit powerlessness, whch means the outcome is not in my hands.

To “let go” is not to try to change or blame another, it’s to make the most of myself.

To “let go” is not to care for, but to care about.

To “let go” is not to fix, but to be supportive.

To “let go” is not to judge, but to allow another to be a human being.

To “let go” is not to be in the middle arranging all the outcomes, but to allow others to affect their destinies.

To “let go” is not to be protective, it’s to permit another to face reality.

To “let go” is not to deny, but to accept.

To “let go” is not to nag, scold or argue, but instead to search out my own shortcomings and correct them.

To “let go” is not to adjust everything to my desires but to take each day as it comes, and cherish myself in it.

To “let go” is not to regret the past, but to grow and live for the future.

To “let go” is to fear less and love more.

[Author Unknown]

 

And of course a song, from Frou Frou, also the theme song of one of my favorite movies, Garden State.

 

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