Week 14.1 - Let it Be...

The hardest asana.... Letting go... Let it be…

“Each player must accept the cards life deals them: but once they are in hand, he or she must alone decide how to play the cards in order to win the game” — Voltaire

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. It is time to decide to keep moving and evolving. Take a deep breath and begin the journey of the rest of your life.

“Quiet the mind, so the soul can speak.” -

“When you can’t find the light, don’t curse the darkness but become the light.” – David Scott

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” - Mary Lou Retton (Gold Medalist Olympic Gymnast)

“Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive, because your behavior become your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits.” -Mahatma Gandhi

“The biggest communication problem is that we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply.”

“Be careful how you are talking to yourself, because you are listening.”

“Let go of the past and past will let go of you.”

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“Maybe instead of telling yourself to let go, tell yourself to let it be.” – David Scott

“Letting go is the hardest asana.”

“You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go.” – Drew Gerald

“In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” – Deepak Chopra

Success in this game of life has little to do with the cards you were dealt and more to do with how you play them.

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.”

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” - Joseph Addison

“The answers you seek never come when the mind is busy, they come when the mind is still.”

“The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn” – Scottish classical guitarist David Russell

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” - Helen Keller

What you allow, is what will continue….

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” - Zig Ziglar

“You cannot change reality, but you can control the manner in which you look at things. Your attitude is under your own control. Weed out the negative and focus on the positive!” - Helen Steiner Rice

“To trust God in the light is nothing, But trust him in the dark. That is Faith.” -C.H. Spurgeon

“There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.”

Choose one…

“May your days be many and your troubles be few, May all God’s blessings descend upon you, May peace be within you, May your heart be strong, May you find what you’re seeking wherever you roam.” – Irish Blessing

“May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you’re going and the insight to know when you’re going too far.” Irish Blessing

“May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows merely be shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. May you have enough happiness to keep you sweet, enough trials to keep you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, enough hope to keep you happy, enough failure to keep you humble, enough success to keep you eager, enough friends to give you comfort, enough faith and courage in yourself to banish sadness, enough wealth to meet your needs and one thing more; Enough determination to make each day a more wonderful day than the one before.” Irish Blessing

“May the road rise up to meet you.

May the wind always be at your back.

May the sun shine warm upon your face,

and rains fall soft upon your fields.

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of His hand.” – Irish Blessing