An empowered woman’s journey is not always easy and yet it is during the challenging moments in her life that her empowerment deepens and flourishes.
Every painful experience makes her stronger and more open-hearted.
Every betrayal underpins her understanding of loyalty, friendship and love.
Every disappointment makes her wiser and more determined to live her dreams.
Challenges are an empowered woman’s platform to shine and be the beacon for empowerment for other women and men.
On my morning walk today I passed by a quaint grove of trees … not sure why but the grove stirred up thoughts of the events that occurred in the Garden of Gethsemane, thousands of years ago … events that concluded in crucifying betrayal … betrayal is ugly, it messes with our brain, it shuts down our heart, it rattles our soul … it is the juice that drama thrives on … disloyalty, treachery, infidelity … friends, lovers, husbands, wives, co-workers, brothers, sisters, daughters, sons … all betrayal is a searing life experience … but the one betrayal that doesn’t seem to receive much consideration … the one that I believe trumps all machinations of duplicity is self-betrayal … our sincere need to belong, to be loved, comfortable, safe, secure can unwittingly lead us to give up on our true-self … our hopes and dreams, our gifts and talents, our passions … silently mediocrity starts to seep in through our pores and take root in our lives … that is of course until we decide to choose differently and begin to reclaim our authentic ‘I Am’.
~ Judit e. Szabo