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Letting Go

To "let go" does not mean to stop caring. It means I can't do it for some one else.

To "let go" is not to cut myself off. It's the realization that I can't control another person.

To "let go" is not to admit powerlessness, but to acknowledge the outcome is not in 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 affect their own destinies.

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.


"Your living is determined not so
much by what life brings to you...as
by the attitude you bring to life"
John Homer Mills