Strength – what the hell is it?

strengthRecently I made the affirmation to contemplate authentic strength thinking I needed it to make some adjustments in my life. I thought about the notion of strength, meditated and looked around with curious wide eyes. I noticed examples of what I considered to be authentic strength, in people, in communities, in organizations that are doing what many believe is impossible or at least improbable. My observations and contemplations lead me to this conclusion: true strength the kind that allows you to transcend boundaries and be more that you ever thought you could be requires surrender + grace + inspiration + willingness. And if that is strength, is strength really “strong” in the Webster Dictionary sense or is strength more about being flexible, porous, and accepting? Wondering…