And I let go… :)

And miraculously, just like that, in an instant, I let go! I let go of something I’ve been desperately wanting for a long time now. If it is meant to be, it will be. And if it is not meant to be, well.. what is the point of pushing at a door that refuses to budge?!

I surprised myself tremendously! I didn’t think I had it in me to NOT go behind this.. but curiously, I did, and how! It just took me a long time to get there; for ages, I made myself believe that this should be my sole purpose in life, that I would be absolutely incomplete without it. Hence I went behind it with all my might; I tried everything in my power, I saw positive signs everywhere, I desperately willed my entire being into making this happen.

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But now that it didn’t, and it probably won’t.. I am fine! Amazingly, I am just the same, and I feel as whole as I ever did! Now when I look at people who have what I wanted, I feel no envy, no disappointment, no nothing in fact. All I get is this curiously vague sense of detachment, like I’m looking at them from the wrong end of a telescope, and they don’t really hold any interest for me.

Even more amazingly, I feel refreshed! All of a sudden, I realised that in place of this one goal, I can have a 100 new goals, and go behind each of them with a 100 times more zest. I have some wonderful things in my line of sight already, and I’m sure, many more such wonderful things to come.

The best part is that, letting go of things that weigh you down, releases you.. like a catapult! You go from being weighed down into a bottomless pit, to soaring high in the fields you’re best at! This one experience was like the universe’s sign to me that I’m finally.. finally on the right path! ๐Ÿ™‚ And with that knowledge, there is just no going back!

Toodles,

Writer on the rocks

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4 thoughts on “And I let go… :)

  1. Hey Iyshu!

    This post is a good one. To let go of something that holds you back is really hard. I’m struggling with it, hopefully will get there soon like you did ๐Ÿ™‚

    Keep writing ๐Ÿ™‚ You have a fan you know ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  2. This is a good place to be because I have been there from time to time, but just fleetingly: “Now when I look at people who have what I wanted, I feel no envy, no disappointment, no nothing in fact. All I get is this curiously vague sense of detachment, like Iโ€™m looking at them from the wrong end of a telescope…”

    The comparison between the ‘vague sense of detachment. and ‘looking… from the wrong end of a telescope’ suggests wisdom! ๐Ÿ˜€

    I probably needed to read this post given that I am beset by a lack of clarity in most things these days.

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