Letting Go Takes Love

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 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,
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 affect their destinies.
To let go is not to be protective,
it’s 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 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 or 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 future.

To let go is to fear less and love more
and
To let go and to let God, is to find peace.

-Unknown

 

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3 responses to “Letting Go Takes Love

  1. Ratih, I would like to feature this poem in either June or July on my Poetic License series. Once a month I post great poetry that I find across the blogosphere. If you allow me to use your poem, you will get full credit and a link back to your site.

    Three times a year I will also be combining the previous four months into one large magazine style post. If you don’t mind please let me know. If you would like to see it, the first trimester was posted on January 3rd with the poems from Sept-Dec of 2010.

    Here is the link to the January Poetic License (http://morningerection.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/poetic-license-5/) if you would like to see it before you decide. Thank you for your consideration, regardless of your decision.

    • Hello Mr.Tom, thanks a lot for your visit on my blog. I’m so glad to know that you have a big interest on it.
      For your information this poem is not originally made by me, i was just picked it from another site and re posted it here. You can click the source to visit the source web.
      Sure you can use this poem on your blog. Never mind for me.
      Once again thank you.🙂

      • Thank you Ratih. Unfortunately I am only looking for bloggers who have poems they created themselves. If you write any poetry in the future, please let me know.

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