Letting Go does not mean to Stop Caring…

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 is the realization that I can’t control another.

To ‘let go’ is not to enable, but to allow learning from natural consequences.

To ‘let go’ is not to try to change or blame another, it is 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 to allow others to walk their own paths.

To ‘let go’ in not to be in the middle of arranging outcomes, but to allow others to affect their own destinies.

To ‘let go’ is not to be over-protective, it is to permit another to face reality.

To ‘let go’ is not to deny what is, but to accept what is.

To ‘let go’ is not to nag, argue, or scold, 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. To Live and Let Live.

To ‘let go’ is to take the focus off of my loved ones, and put the focus on my own life.

To ‘let go’ is not to regret the past, but to learn to live in the present, and plan prudently for the future.

To ‘let go’ is to fear less and to love more.

–Alanon Wisdom