To Let Go

By Anonymous

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.
is not to enable, but to allow learning from natural consequences.
is to admit powerlessness, which means the outcome is not in my hands.
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.
is not to fix, but to be supportive.
is not to judge, but to allow another to be a human being.
is not to be in the middle arranging the outcomes, but to allow others to affect their own destinies.

To “let go” …
is not to be protective, it’s to permit another to face reality.
is not to deny, but to accept.
it not to nag, scold or argue, but instead to search out my own shortcomings, and correct them.
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.
is not to regret the past, but to grow and live for the future.
is to fear less, and love more

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