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To misquote Khalil Gibran:

Your business is not your business.
It is the son and daughter of Life’s longing for itself.
It comes through you but not from you,
And though it is with you yet it belongs not to you.

You may give it your love but not your thoughts,
For it has its own thoughts.
You may house its body but not its soul,
For its soul dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

You may strive to be like it,
but seek not to make it like you.
For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.
You may give it your love but not your thoughts,
For it has its own thoughts.
You may house its body but not its soul,
For its soul dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

You are the bows from which your business
as living arrow is sent forth.
The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite,
and He bends you with His might
that His arrows may go swift and far.
Let your bending in the archer’s hand be for gladness;
For even as He loves the arrow that flies,
so He loves also the bow that is stable.