just maybe

If there’s only so much you can do

Perhaps, the rest isn’t up to you

Do what you can, take it in stride

You’ve played your part, now, step aside

©2018 Annette Rochelle Aben

21 responses to “just maybe

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  2. Advice well-worth taking in your tanka…

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  3. Plant the seed, lend a helping hand as best as you can. The last verse says it all.

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  4. You know, Annette, you sometimes send a message that feels like it is straight from your mouth to my mind and soul.

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  5. Love that, Annette, so wise…

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  6. Very wise words. 🙂

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  7. Excellent advice, Annette! ❤

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  8. We can only do what we can. Some things are out of our hands. It can be a hard lesson to learn to accept this!

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  9. Stepping aside is the hardest part!

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