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Simply Allowing

How astonished we are to discover how much of life is actually not under our control! We carefully maintain an illusion of control because it gives us comfort and security. But in fact, the greatest security comes — paradoxically — from loosening our grip, from letting go and simply allowing. When we hold on tight to our insistence that we know what is best, we miss all the other possibilities. How can the universe bestow great gifts on a closed fist? Uncurl those fingers…. open and allow…