Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.” ― Nicholas Sparks
Yes, there are times we need to endure, struggle through, and rely on our survival skills. But we don't have to make life, growth, recovery, change, or our day-to-day affairs that hard all the time.
Having life be that hard is a remnant of our martyrdom, a leftover from old ways of thinking, feeling, and believing. We are worthy, even when life isn't that hard. Our value and worth are not determined by how hard we struggle.
If we're making it that hard, we may be making it harder than it needs to be, said one woman. Learn to let things happen easily and naturally. Learn to let events, and our participation in them, fall into place. It can be easy now. Easier than it has been. We can go with the flow, take the world off our shoulders, and let our Higher Power ease us into where we need to be.
Today, I will stop struggling so hard. I will let go of my belief that life has to be hard. I will replace it with a belief that I can walk this journey in ease and peace. And sometimes, it can actually be fun.
From The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie ©
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