Going Easy

February 13, 2017

Go easy. You may have to push forward, but you don’t have to push so hard. Go in gentleness, go in peace.

Do not be in so much of a hurry. At no day, no hour, no time are you required to do more than you can do in peace.

Frantic behaviors and urgency are not the foundation for our new way of life.

Do not be in too much of a hurry to begin. Begin, but do not force the beginning if it is not time. Beginnings will arrive soon enough.

Enjoy and relish middles, the heart of the matter.

Do not be in too much of a hurry to finish. You may be almost done, but enjoy the final moments. Give yourself fully to those moments so that you may give and get all there is.

Let the pace flow naturally. Move forward. Start. Keep moving forward. Do it gently, though. Do it in peace. Cherish each moment.

Today, God, help me focus on a peaceful pace rather than a harried one. I will keep moving forward gently, not frantically. Help me let go of my need to be anxious, upset, and harried. Help me replace it with a need to be at peace and in harmony.

From the book: The Language of Letting Go: Hazelden Meditation Series

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  • Christina Soto

    This is just what I needed. Sometimes, “middles” can paralyze me that I don’t know which direction to take, so I take none. However, the stillness can also be quite frightening, so I’m choosing to do the next right thing. Thanks for the timely enlightenment. :)

  • Tedo Ronk

    Wise words from a wise woman !