Post Tagged with: "let go now"

The joy of unexpected outcomes. . .

My family has been here visiting all week.  There was a time in my life that I’d have been overwhelmed by anxiety over what could go wrong; how discussions could go awry; how to control the always uncontrollable when it comes to other people, the weather, the news cycles that […]

Detaching with love seems like an oxymoron to some. . .

When I first heard the suggestion to detach from another person, I interpreted it to mean to sever all ties, all communication.  Considering it was a relationship partner I was supposed to detach from, I found the suggestion out of the question.  What I had failed to understand at that […]

Detachment is giving up outcomes. . .

Perhaps you have heard this wise phrase: “our job is the effort, not the outcome.” How often do we embrace it fully? Generally, we want to “secure” the result that we have imagined is the perfect one. And to do this, we assume we have to shepherd the project or […]