Saving other people

We can be kind and gentle with each other but the inclination to save other people from themselves is a dangerous one.

Who are we to think we know better? They are on a path that we know nothing about. Their current discomfort could be the greatest learning opportunity of their lives.

“To rescue someone is to oppress them”

2 thoughts on “Saving other people

    1. Good link, ta. I’ve enjoyed his books.

      “Aye, there’s the rub. Many of us “helper” types are as much or more concerned with being seen as good helpers as we are with serving the soul-deep needs of the person who needs help.” is so spot on.

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