To Let Go

by Stephen on September 13, 2008 · 30 comments

in Inspirational Stories

To let go does not mean to stop caring, it means I can’t do it for someone else.

To let go is not to cut myself off, it’s the realization that I can’t control another.

To let go is not to enable, but to allow learning from natural consequences.

To let go is to admit powerlessness, which means the outcome is not in my hands.

To let go is not to try to change or blame another, it’s to make the most of myself.

To let go is not to care for, but to care about.

To let go is not to fix, but to be supportive.

To let go is not to judge, but to allow another to be a human being.

To let go is not to be in the middle arranging all the outcomes, but to allow others to affect their own destinies.

To let go is not to be protective, it’s to permit another to face reality.

To let go is not to criticize, or regulate anyone, but to try to become what I dream I can do.

To let go is to fear less, and to love more.

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{ 30 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Roza May 11, 2009 at 4:06 am

Thank you very much this is a great piece of a moral story! It has great reasons and a lot of people should learn from.

2 Lala August 7, 2010 at 12:27 am

Thanks for sharing this stories…it has a lot of moral lessons…

3 Yean Thoong August 7, 2010 at 8:14 am

Yeah true~ the only problem i’m worried about are those who don’t..

4 Buboy August 13, 2010 at 1:03 am

Thanks, those lines had opened some closed doors of my mind. They had somehow freed me from the chain of hidden resentment and made my day a little nicer. Thanks again.

5 Nafis August 19, 2010 at 3:54 pm

I need to let go more lol ^_^

6 Art Bastida October 16, 2010 at 12:05 am

Thank you for the nice and inspiring stories.. It made us realize how beautiful life is.

7 Evan January 4, 2011 at 10:17 am

Thank you for this! It really made my day so much better.

8 Sun May 28, 2011 at 1:11 am

Thanks. I feel that it will be more helpful for life.

9 Cherie October 26, 2011 at 6:11 am

Yah, It’s true…I was once there, it hurt’s so bad….but if you learn to let go and accept things as they are…and just trust God, everything will be fine….. go go go! it’s not yet over……

10 Nidhi December 28, 2011 at 3:17 am

This is really awesome story.

11 Aboi March 5, 2012 at 8:13 pm

We are not perfect… we should always keep these lines as our plan before we decide… very good.

12 Gem June 13, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Beautiful!! story, love it …

13 Cypress Velasco June 27, 2012 at 5:00 am

I can call this one as eye opener.

14 Keshao July 28, 2012 at 8:25 am


15 Rozaldy September 7, 2012 at 8:23 pm

Every time we let go, we learn a lot… πŸ˜‰

16 Nicks September 16, 2012 at 2:19 pm

To let go requires lot of courage and can be painful… I love all u ppl out there for what you are… for life.

17 Irene November 9, 2012 at 10:57 am

This was written by Louise Hay.

18 Tach December 30, 2012 at 5:13 pm

Wow… it is a good one.

19 Esther January 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Nice one.

20 Iris January 16, 2013 at 11:17 am

Powerful words for parents of teenagers….not easy but so necessary!

21 Melese Getinet April 11, 2013 at 4:08 am

You are the teachers of all people in the world.

22 Somnathr Kakkar June 26, 2013 at 8:33 am

Really nice and tells the exact aspect of let it go.

23 Tameika Pitt October 26, 2013 at 9:37 am

I love all your stories. Read them all. Thank you for this page it has helped a lot.

24 Hadi June 3, 2014 at 3:52 pm

In fact, I found all moral stories are important, special this motivation, it is useful and exciting for reading

25 Rose Ann July 23, 2014 at 1:01 am

Letting go isn’t that easy. But sometimes you have to do for the better. πŸ™‚

26 Farwa kousar September 14, 2014 at 2:52 pm

Motivational, it relieves and motivates the soul. Seems to me that It would surely change the way we look at life… and try to become more worthy…!

27 Niketha January 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm


28 Angana Sarkar October 8, 2015 at 7:12 am

This is really an educative story. Here ” To let go ” has different meaning which are involved in our life in any way. I appreciate this story very much.

29 MK April 1, 2016 at 7:09 pm

Powerful words.

“To let go is not to be protective, it’s to permit another to face reality.”

Bits like this really hit home. There is much wisdom to be mined on this website of spiritual/inspirational/motivational food.

Excellent. Peace.

30 bismark June 9, 2016 at 10:54 am


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