A friend recently shared that she was tired of being told to ‘Let it go,’ when faced with old issues that arose over and over. Like her, I have used many techniques to let things go…processing emotions, writing, visioning…all valuable and effective, but sometimes as soon as I ‘let it go’, the issue crept back into my thoughts.
One rainy morning a few weeks ago, I noticed a leaf caught on a tree branch that had new buds emerging. I had a thought. The Earth does a lot of letting go. Perhaps I could learn to let go like nature does…focus my energy on the new in my life, and reverently hold the old until it’s time for it to fall away naturally.
I might be on to something...
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