Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Meaning of Letting Go, by Melodie Beattie. Posted by Janice Brodowsky

"Letting go doesn’t mean we don’t care. Letting go doesn’t mean we shut down. Letting go means we stop trying to force outcomes and make people behave. It means we give up resistance to the way things are, for the moment. It means we stop trying to do the impossible—controlling that which we cannot—and instead, focus on what is possible—which usually means taking care of ourselves. And we do this in gentleness, kindness, and love, as much as possible.” ~ Melody Beattie
Photo taken from my back deck in Ithaca NY by Janice Brodowsky