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Letting Go is Complicated

This confined life –
carefully construed –

ingrains order,
commands discipline.

I can free myself
from urbanity,
declare adventure
as prerogative, but

how long before
I release the need
for control, unburden
internal restraints

let go, and open
to divine rhythms?

Doubt I possess
the trust required
to live with such

(Submitted for Twenty Four’s 50 word Thursday.  Photo is part of the prompt.)

30 thoughts on “Letting Go is Complicated

  1. The journey to let go is always evolving. Letting divine rhythms flow and know that all will work out is definitely a leap of faith. There have been moments in my life when all I had was hope and uncertainty transformed to certainty. It’s amazing how mindful intention can be a gifting experience.

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  2. Your posts are so touching and thoughtful that I will stop reading now and come back later. Every one of them has something about it that I can relate to. I’m in the middle of a very long process of letting go and venturing out into uncertain territory. I know I want it, I just don’t always know how, yet. Trust is an important stepping stone into this kind of world and life. I’m still building up mine.

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