Saturday, October 04, 2014

I could certainly use a release

Shmita literally means a year of release.
This reminds me of Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face. Not that I am running around in empathetic beatnik joints. :)

What is release?

1. allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free. Liberate
2.allow (something) to move, act, or flow freely.
remove restrictions or obligations from (someone or something) so that they become available for other activity.
remove (part of a machine or appliance) from a fixed position, allowing something else to move or function.
allow (something) to return to its resting position by ceasing to put pressure on it.
3. allow (information) to be generally available.
antonyms:          suppress, withhold
4. LAW remit or discharge (a debt).
synonyms:excuse, exempt, discharge, deliver, absolve; informal let off
"she released Stephen from his promise"
surrender (a right). make over (property or money) to another person or entity.

At this time of year all vows and promises are released. That is why there are so many vow renewals following Yom Kippur. There could be a lot more healthy relationships if we did this more, especially grudge holding against those who may have broke a promise or a commitment....the release of both parties... So right now, I am sizing up personal and business commitments, seeing what I need to renew and keep doing and what I need to RELEASE and let go of.

There are a lot of things i WANT to do, but what things are beneficial for me to do?
Especially with the weird health issues right now. Tachycardia, Pneumothorax.... 
I am giving myself permission to say no to things. 

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