“I will not allow my life’s light to be determined by the darkness around me."
My Life’s Light
There is what is inside you…and what is outside you. What of the outside will you take on? How much darkness? And how do you stoke the fires of your own light?
There is a willpower and determination to Sojourner Truth’s statement that I find inspiring and admire greatly.
In our world today, and perhaps in your relationship, there is plenty of darkness. We can surrender to the darkness surrounding us (rage, controlling behaviors, depression, pain, anxiety) or we can stand tall, set our boundaries and build our own life’s light from within.
Your strength does not come from others, nor from other’s opinions of you. Your strength is your ‘life’s light’ and it is only found inside you.
Are you pushing back against the darkness around you?