She Let Go.

Via on Feb 24, 2014

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She let go.

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…

~ Rev. Safire Rose

 

 

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22 Responses to “She Let Go.”

  1. carissa says:

    I needed to read this today.
    The endless task of letting go had left me feeling exhausted this AM.
    This feels nurturing.
    Thanks!

  2. Wendy says:

    Was exactly what I needed as well, hit home, thanks for sharing!

  3. kmzam says:

    Oh holy f*ck. How timely. How appropriate. How perfect. Thanks :-)

  4. Pam says:

    Way to go “She”!! Now life really begins!! Congratulations to all of the “Shes” out there!

  5. Sybil says:

    This is one of my favourite writings.

  6. Stacey says:

    This is so beautiful – so raw and honest. Thank you so much for sharing this with us!

  7. Ashley Hook says:

    YES <3

  8. Julie says:

    Its just so simple.

  9. shen says:

    This moved me to tears of genuine letting go.
    I love it when that happens ~ when someone's words reach you just as you're ready to absorb them.
    Thank you!

  10. B says:

    Hugs…. Hugs…. Hugs!!

  11. Kay Weber says:

    Absolutely beautiful, and perfect timing :-)

  12. Valley Blossom says:

    …and no one even knew. Now that is whole, and true.

  13. Arista says:

    I love this! I think I should print it and frame it. It's just the kind of inspiration I need.

  14. Elizabeth Burns says:

    I love this… a beautiful reading

  15. kristinalicia72 says:

    There EJ goes again – rummaging around in my gray matter…

  16. jessica says:

    This made me gulp! Love it so much.

  17. stacey says:

    I need this inspiration on most days! I added the link to the home screen on my phone so I can view it when I need it. Where can we find more of these beautiful words?

  18. KHo says:

    WOW. Sometimes we make such a production of the decisions we make in our lives. But sometimes we just need to make them quietly in our minds without all the fanfare. Gosh, I really needed this today. I am so grateful for elephantjournal.com!

  19. Amy E says:

    Let the universe unfold as it should ~ Moody Blues

    Letting go of anger, expectations, and control. Let the future begin.

  20. Angela says:

    This is the most beautiful poem I have read in a very long time. It so resonated with me!

  21. Jennifer says:

    This is how I feel waiting to die from cancer, I feel Like I'm just waiting to let go. Thank you for these beautiful words. Amen

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