Today, Day 11, I’m going to let go of the stress of writing an original blog and pass on a piece of information I inherited from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The author is unknown.
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 to allow someone to learn from natural consequences.
To let go is to recognize when the outcome is not in my hands.
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 expect miracles, but to take each day as it comes, and cherish 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.