Best Intentions

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Sometimes our best intentions
produce the greatest harm.
It is not always the best
thing to do to “help.”
Much wisdom is needed to know
when to help and when to let
the situation resolve itself.

Stop and consider carefully.
Go within for guidance.
“I was just trying to help,”
is no excuse.

Consider carefully
your intention for
sometimes our “help”
is to make ourselves
feel better.

Even when the intention
is good, your help may
interfere with another’s lesson.

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7 Responses to Best Intentions

  1. This is the very situation I have found myself in. My younger brother is suffering financially due to his own choices, and I have decided to love him and support him emotionally, but in no way financially. His lessons are for him to learn and not for me to fix.

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  2. A good post! Wisdom above emotions…paves the way for clarity.

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  3. juliemontgommerynews says:

    Its ok though. All help appreciared really. Concern is ok.

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  4. Hikari Yori says:

    Pat, I agree. It is so painful for me. Parents also thinks that protecting down child is the best. But it is miserable for me.

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