What often is both the easiest and the most difficult thing to do? I realize this is so vague that guessing it right off would be a monumental feat, so I will give you some hints.
“What” you do and “how” you do it are one and the same. Uh-oh, that seems even more of a riddle than the actual riddle. Okay, here’s another hint.
The thought of it can be as freeing as the end of conflict and struggle and as terrifying as being in the midst of a battle without a shield.
Are these hints helping at all or am I giving you a dirty rag to clean an already streaked window? Try this one.
Doing it is essential to getting beyond your current life-block, whatever that is.
Doesn’t that sound appetizing? Here’s another scrap.
It might seem like free-floating, but it’s actually as close to having a parachute as we get in life.
I imagine that now you can almost sniff the answer.
You don’t have to force yourself to do it; in fact, you can’t. When you are ready, it seems to happen by itself.
Are you ready to feast on the riddle’s answer? Okay, the final clue:
To do it, you just open your mind-fist and allow what you were holding onto to slip out.
If you don’t know the answer by now, it’s probably time to “let go” of wanting it.
The ability to let go is so important it might be called an “essential nutrient” because our healthy growth depends on it. But how do we let go without suppressing our emotions? How do we let go without compromising our values? How do we let go and feel empowered? You might have guessed the answer to these riddles—subsequent postings will discuss some of the how-to’s of letting go.