If you blame other people for how you feel and think, you are out of control and your moods and feelings are dependent upon something or someone other than you. – www.drmartincollis.com

The poet Francis described looking at some aspen trees as they surrendered their leaves in the fall.

Long I stood and watched the trees
Wishing I were wise as these
For the hardest thing to know
Is the art and grace of letting go.