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She Let Go

By Safire Rose

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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 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 moon shone
forevermore ...

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