They sang this song at my daughter’s middle school music program. Right away when they said they were going to sing it I was excited. I love this song and actually had not heard it for a very long time. What I wasn’t anticipating was my reaction when they started singing for tears welled up in my eyes and without any kind of warning they just spilled over. I tried to wipe them away. They just kept coming and my older daughter who was sitting with me just put her arms around me and held me.
I felt foolish in one way and if I hadn’t been in a room full of people, mostly strangers, I probably would have just broken down and let the tears fall openly. I’m not sure what came over me. Things were a bit awkward since my ex-husband was sitting on the other side of the room and possibly I was feeling bad for my children whom had only known an intact family before. Except that I think it was more than that. This song was everything that I have been trying to embrace. Everything that I have tried to embrace my entire life. And especially after my divorce for I have been thrown into an unfamiliar life and at times full of fear and uncertainty.
This song speaks of faith and trust and just letting all your worries go. Letting them be. I have been working on this day in and day out and I can say it is not an easy thing. How many times has the Universe come to me and told me “Let it Be” and how many times have I not listened? Numerous. Too numerous to count. Daily I am learning this lesson of faith and trust. I am reminded each and every moment that comes to me to “Let it Be”. I cannot say that I am perfect at it or that I always do it. What I can say is that I keep trying and I have been put in some situations where in the end all I can do is leave it in the Infinite’s hands and trust that things will be okay. Not only will they be okay, they will be grand and wonderful, amazing and quite delightful.
Recently I have been immersing myself in the indigo, pinks and oranges of the fall sunrises and the beauty of these sunrises remind me to “Let it Be” and thank God for my blessings and the start of this phenomenal day. This life is truly quite surprising and I don’t want to live another moment thinking or believing otherwise. What allows me to believe this and know this is the trust and faith that I have been fostering and growing in my being. Not for an hour, not for a year, or five years but my entire life. This is what part of my journey has been about, to “Let it Be”
I can only hope that it has been part of yours as well for this is what enriches are lives and allows us to step out of our comfort zone and do truly amazing things. Embrace all the blessings that God has bestowed upon you and “Let it Be.”