It seems that one of the greatest lessons we are all given in our lifetime is the ability to gracefully release and let go of whatever or whomever we are clinging too tightly. We know that when we clutch too tightly it causes suffering for everyone involved. When we master the wisdom of release we are able to transcend that suffering because we will know when it is the proper time to let go.
Wisdom for Service:
If you love something, set it free. If it does not return to you, it was never meant to be yours in the first place. If it does return to you, you most likely either married it or gave birth to it, and, in either case, fed it on a regular basis.