Strength manifests in different ways. We know people whose bodies are solid, those who have tenacious hearts, those with impenetrable conviction, those who are strong-willed. We all possess these strengths in varying degrees. Some are more prominent than others but, as with every other part of life, a balance is desirable.
For me, 2013 was a year that required emotional strength. The upside of this is that I learned I can handle a lot and do so with a fair amount of grace under pressure. I also learned that this strength is not a bottomless reserve, you need to bolster yourself and take care of yourself in the process. Read more