To Let Go Takes Love

TO “LET GO” TAKES LOVE

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

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

To “let go” is not to enable, but to allow learning from the natural
consequences of the choices we make.

To “let go” is to acknowledge that which I cannot change, and pursue
that which I can.

To “let go” is to admit powerlessness, which means the outcome is out of my hands.

To “let go” is not to try to change or blame another, it is 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 own destinies.

To “let go” is not to be protective, it is 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 to correct them.

To “let go” is not to adjust everything to my own desires, but to
take each day as it comes, and to 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 regret the past nor fear the future, but to grow
and live in the present.

To “let go” is to forgive, not to condone.

To “let go” is to free myself of my collection of past hurts and
resentments.

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

Perhaps each one of us could use a little more practice at letting
go.

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