A friend of Bill W's read this passage and I requested a copy. I do not know the author. Download links at bottom of page.

Let 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 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 nagg, 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


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