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    let it be

    What are the Beatles saying in the song "Let It Be"? I thought it means accept what has past, leave conflicts,regret, guilt behind & move on to other things. Similar to telling a child not to touch an object. The people around me think it expresses a wish for something desired (e.g. peace) to be fulfilled. Thank you.
    PS I have never written to any forum & don't understand the use of icons. Is it rude not to use one?
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    Re: let it be

    Quote Originally Posted by mrgl View Post
    What are the Beatle saying in the song "Let It Be"? I thought it means accept what has past, leave conflicts,regret, guilt behind & move on to other things. Similar to telling a child not to touch an object. The people around me think it expresses a wish for something desired (e.g. peace) to be fulfilled. Thank you.
    PS I have never written to any forum & don't understand the use of icons. Is it rude not to use one?No it's not, unless you've written something that may be misunderstood.
    You're right about the meaning of "Let it be". Look at the context - Mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom:...' In a Christian culture (not necessarily religious - just Western) the reference is obviously to the mother of Jesus; but I guess John Lennon was right ...
    (Note the icon, used as a defence mechanism!)

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    Re: let it be

    Quote Originally Posted by mrgl View Post
    What are the Beatles saying in the song "Let It Be"? I thought it means accept what has past, leave conflicts,regret, guilt behind & move on to other things. Similar to telling a child not to touch an object. The people around me think it expresses a wish for something desired (e.g. peace) to be fulfilled.
    Have patience.

    "There will be an answer; let it be."

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