This blog by Two Minutes of Grace is so powerful I wanted to share with those who read this blog.
Originally posted on Two Minutes of Grace:
Stop trying to protect, to rescue, to judge, to manage the lives around you. Remember that the lives of others are not your business. They are their business. They are God’s business. Even your own life is not your business. It also is God’s business. Leave it to God. It is an astonishing thought. It can become a life-transforming thought . . . unclench the fists of your spirit and take it easy. ~ Frederick Beuchner
Now here’s a challenging concept. Not only is your business none of my business, my business is none of my business, too.
These are two equally difficult lessons to learn: holding my tongue and unclenching my fists.
Several years ago I read a wonderful book Don’t Take My Grief Away by Doug Manning. He recounts the variety of responses others had to his personal grief.
People alternately insisted on correcting, rescuing, managing and judging…
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