Letting Go of Sadness

May 13, 2021
Click To Print

Let’s release the weight of our opinions and rise up in Love!

Click here to listen to the Prayer for Today-Letting Go of Sadness

Subscribe now to Podcast of Prayer for Today

Last year several people who are dear to me made their transition and shuffled off the mortal coil.  They weren’t old.  I would’ve hoped they’d have lived decades more.

I did feel sad to hear they’d passed.  Particularly one who had taken his own life and left behind a young son.  

I’ve come to realize that the emotion of sadness stems from a judgment that “this SHOULD not be.”

A Course in Miracles would tell us “this NEED not be” about feeling sad.

Referring to those who feel sad, ACIM says, “And they look out in sorrow from what is sad within, and see the sadness there.”

That feeling of sadness comes from thinking things could be or should be different and it’s the judgment about the situation that brings that feeling of sadness.

I have felt deeply sad, and kept it going for quite a while.  I didn’t let myself really truly recognize it, but I was doing just what ACIM says:  I was judging that things should be different and then turning that into a belief in loss.  I believed I’d lost what had never actually been, but what I believed COULD have been.  It was the shoulda, woulda, coulda’s that was bringing me down.

My sadness was of my own making.

I wanted to feel a loss when there was none.  I wanted to feel sad, like a victim.  Poor me.

If I’d been willing to see it correctly, I’d be able to at least sense that there was a divine plan, even if it was beyond my understanding.

In my case, it was easier to feel sad than to choose Love, and rise above.  

Do you carry sadness?  Are you willing to let go of the root cause, which is a misperception and a projection?  Let’s do it together.  Today’s the day!

Depression Demolition Program starts SUNDAY, May 16

If you’d like support for making a shift from depression, anger and anxiety, check out my Depression Demolition program – This is a 9-week program to help you heal the root causes of depression so you can find real relief. With real support, healing is so much easier.   We’ll take it one day at a time.  Click here for more details. 

Leave a Reply

TODAY is my Sacred Circle day and I LOVE it! This is my monthly membership program that gives you a weekly call of group spiritual counseling with me. Join my Sacred Circle and you can ask me any question you would like on the phone, on line or in writing! I love it! We have an awesome group of people who are doing the deep work! Try my Sacred Circle for a month and see! 4 spiritual counseling calls with me each month - ask me any question! Join me live or get the download later.

I enjoy offering daily writing and prayer. It’s a gift to me to be able to share. You can help me by sharing and commenting on social media. So many are looking for inspiration - let’s be a support to those who are searching! Thank you for caring and sharing!

  • Living with Holy Purpose

  • Related Posts:

    Making Plans and More Plans
    Obstacle Illusions
    Sattva’s Adventure
    A Life I Love
    • Subscribe to the
      daily inspiration and
      Prayer for Today:

      I will never share your email.

  • Categories

  • Related Posts:

    Making Plans and More Plans
    Obstacle Illusions
    Sattva’s Adventure
    View all posts