“And though they are with you yet they belong not to you”

ST ran a commentary from veteran diplomat Tommy Koh, who, speaking of parents’ relations with their children, cites the poet Kahlil Gibran:

“And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts.”

Sound advice for those on The Job too, and something to ponder as we welcome the new year and all it brings.

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