Thursday, September 07, 2006

To Let Go

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, which means the
outcome is not in may 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 effect 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 criticize and regulate anybody, but
to try to become what I dream I can be.

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

What do you need to let go of?

2 comments:

eph2810 said...

Awesome "let gos". Thank you for sharing. I have to commit some to my memory...
Have a blessed Friday.

mouse said...

I like this, it really makes you think about things. This is really deep when you think about it.