She Let Go

- POSTED ON: Jun 24, 2015

 

She let go.

Without a thought or a word, she let go.

She let go of the fear.

She let go of the judgments.

She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head.

She let go of the committee of indecision within her.

She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons.

Wholly and completely, without hesitation or worry, she just let go.

 
She didn’t ask anyone for advice.

She didn’t read a book on how to let go.

She didn’t search the scriptures.

She just let go.

She let go of all of the memories that held her back.

She let go of all of the anxiety that kept her from moving forward.

She let go of the planning and all of the calculations about how to do it just right.


She didn’t promise to let go.

She didn’t journal about it.

She didn’t write the projected date in her Day-Timer.

She made no public announcement and put no ad in the paper.

She didn’t check the weather report or read her daily horoscope.

She just let go.

 

She didn’t analyze whether she should let go.

She didn’t call her friends to discuss the matter.

She didn’t do a five-step Spiritual Mind Treatment.

She didn’t call the prayer line.

She didn’t utter one word.

She just let go.

 

No one was around when it happened.

There was no applause or congratulations.

No one thanked her or praised her.

No one noticed a thing.

Like a leaf falling from a tree, she just let go.

There was no effort.

There was no struggle.

It wasn’t good and it wasn’t bad.

It was what it was, and it is just that.

In the space of letting go, she let it all be.

A small smile came over her face.

A light breeze blew through her.

And the sun and the moon shone forevermore…



                                Poem by Rev. Safire Rose

 



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On Jun 23, 2015 Alma wrote:
Thanks for posting this. I just printed it for my friend. She has a tobacco habit as I once did. I told her how I quit 3 packs per day and no person noticed for 3 weeks. She is still going and it is over 3 weeks. I asked early on what type of gum she was chewing and promptly added it to my table. I am her support and she is loving that people sit, chat, share her bounty and yet NOTICE nothing. Weight loss is noticable but dropping other habits are not.


On Jun 23, 2015 Dr. Collins wrote:
             Alma. I find there are many hindering things in this life, and the idea that letting go of them might be as simple as opening one's hand is an interesting concept.


On Jul 06, 2015 rroush wrote:
This is a very sweet poetic poem. I love it.

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