InspirEmail No 98 - On Letting Go


Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place
Josh Billings

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InspirEmail No 98 - November 20, 2006
'Inspirational messages to refresh the spirit and boost the emotional bank account'

On Letting Go

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 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 effect 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 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 future.

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

Author Unknown


November Featured Inspiration

The Red Ribbon

Everyone wants a blue ribbon. Blue. First place. The best. Even kindergarteners want that blue ribbon. In sports, I was never a blue-ribbon person. In a race I was always last. In baseball I was as likely to get hit on the head as to drop the ball . . . read the full story >>>

A Special Place

There is a special place in life, that needs my humble skill,
a certain job I'm meant to do, which no one else can fulfil.

The time will be demanding and the pay is not too good
and yet I wouldn't change it for a moment - even if I could.

There is a special place in life, a goal I must attain,
a dream that I must follow, because I won't be back again.

There is a mark that I must leave, however small it seems to be,
a legacy of love for those who follow after me.

There is a special place in life, that only I may share,
a little path that bears my name, awaiting me somewhere.

There is a hand that I must hold, a word that I must say,
a smile that I must give for there are tears to blow away.

There is a special place in life that I was meant to fill,
a sunny spot where flowers grow upon a windy hill.

There's always a tomorrow and the best is yet to be,
and somewhere in this world, I know there is a place for me.

Author Unknown

 

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it
William Feather

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