Do you often find your thinking of the past? Do past memories holding you back, and preventing you from moving forward? If so, below are some quotes about letting go of the past that will help.
Read them, then re-read them. Absorb their lessons. Write them down and stick them where you will see them often. Create a little book of quotes and read some upon waking up and before going to bed; do anything that reminds you daily of the importance of letting go of the past.
Be simple, don’t carry the baggage of the past, open your hands, and let it go.
– Debasish Mridha
Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.
– Daphne Rose Kingma
Letting go of the past helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.
– Melody Beattie
It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.
– Angelina Jolie
You can’t possibly embrace that new relationship, that new companion, that new career, that new friendship, or that new life you want, while you’re still holding on to the baggage of the last one. Let go… and allow yourself to embrace what is waiting for you right at your feet.
– Steve Maraboli
I eventually came to understand that in harboring the anger, the bitterness and resentment towards those that had hurt me, I was giving the reins of control over to them. Forgiving was not about accepting their words and deeds. Forgiving was about letting go and moving on with my life. In doing so, I had finally set myself free.
– Isabel Lopez
Letting go is the willingness to change your beliefs in order to bring more peace and joy into your life instead of holding onto beliefs that bring pain and suffering.
– Hal Tipper
Let things go. Release them. Detach yourself from them. Nobody plays this life with marked cards, so sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. Do not expect anything in return, do not expect your efforts to be appreciated, your genius to be discovered, your love to be understood. Stop turning on your emotional television to watch the same program over and over again, the one that shows how much you suffered from a certain loss: that is only poisoning you, nothing else.
– Paulo Coelho
I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward.
– Fridtjof Nansen
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
– Lao Tzu
Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good.
– Eleanor Brownn
Before you can live, a part of you has to die. You have to let go of what could have been, how you should have acted and what you wish you would have said differently. You have to accept that you can’t change past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time, or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth, then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point you will finally be free.
– Shannon L. Alder
Every time we these quotes it creates a gap of awareness. A gap that allows the healing power of God to enter our lives and heal us from the pain of the past. Let go of the past and experience a brighter future.
Enjoy your week.
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