To Let Go  

hunybear1969 47F
52 posts
9/9/2006 6:43 am

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To Let Go

Just a little something on a more serious note. I thought It was good so here it is.

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

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

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

To "let go" is to fear less, and love more.

-author unknown

rm_anita01003 36F
1 post
9/9/2006 7:24 am

That has to be the best poem I've ever read describing what it means to let go. It really puts to words all the emotions to something that can be very difficult for us.

hunybear1969 replies on 9/9/2006 7:39 am:
Thank you for the comment. A friend sent it to me and I thought it was too beautiful not to share.

writerotica4u 55F

9/9/2006 7:27 am

Fr. Robert Gehring Maryknoll Associate Priest is the author of Letting Go, the official title.....he is from the diocese of Gary Indiana, and a friend.


AtBe kind everyone is fighting some kind of battle!

hunybear1969 replies on 9/9/2006 7:40 am:
I'm not into organized religion but the author is very talented. Thanks for the info.

JAE193 51F

9/9/2006 7:30 am

I don't know if this is for me, bu it is beautiful.Thank you for the in spiratition,
I love you all,
Sandie Jae193 and I can't make it to your friend, but I will pray for him.

hunybear1969 replies on 9/9/2006 7:41 am:
I thought of a special friend when I first read this. Gives a person a lot to think about.

JAE193 51F

9/9/2006 7:34 am

You are a very kind peson.
I love all of you. My friends.

JAE193 51F

9/9/2006 7:37 am

You are an inspiration to me. I love you.

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