Thursday, January 10, 2019

Let It Go



Kindred,

Take a deep breath. 
Breathe. 

Take a deep breath.
Breathe. 

Repeat.

Say a prayer.

Try the Serenity Prayer (attributed to Reinhold Neibuhr, 1892-1971):

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.

Identify the why and how of the problem or crisis.

Own it.

Then let the bad go; let it go.

Let it go (suggestions):

     Write down the problem and burn off the note.
     Whisper or scream under water.
     Give it up to the Lord.

Pray again.

Try the prayer from Saint Francis of Assisi:

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;

After prayer or meditation, do something productive.
Exercise


Find tasks to keep busy
Think up solutions
Work on solutions…..

Be strong. 

Stand.

And

Let it go.

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