I was cleaning out my files today and I ran across this beautiful piece about how to Let Go.
I don’t know who the author is but I wanted to share it with you.
To let go does not mean to stop caring,
it means, I cannot do it for someone else.
To let go is not to cut myself off,
it’s the realization that I cannot 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 my hands.
To let go is not to try to change or blame another,
I can only change 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 own outcomes.
To let go is not to be protective,
it is to support another in facing reality.
To let go is not to deny, but to accept.
To let go is not to nag, scold, or argue, but to search out
my own shortcomings and to correct them.
To let go is not to criticize and regulate anyone,
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.
Perhaps you need to let go of a burden or sorrow, losing a loved one, or learning how to live with a heartache.
If you are having difficulty figuring out what Letting Go really means, I hope this reading will help.
P. S. If you need help Letting Go of anything, I would be happy to assist you.