A Strong Woman is a Powerful Woman
A strong woman is a powerful woman. Why? First of all, let’s look at the definition of ‘strong’ to find out. The first thing that may come to your mind is ‘Physically powerful.’ However, there’s another definition in the dictionary which is, ‘Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field‘. That’s what I am going to focus on.
I class myself as a strong woman. That’s because I have had to deal with some major challenges in my life. Instead of those experiences breaking me, they made me strong. I was determined to fight my way through because of my girls. Not only did I develop unusual emotional strength, I also learned how to fight negative thoughts that wanted to drag me down.
Some of those negative thoughts were:
- I can’t go on.
- I can’t deal with this.
- I wish I was dead.
- Life is too hard.
- I just want to go to sleep and not wake up.
- I don’t want to talk to anyone.
- I want to be left alone.
And the list went on… But guess what? I knew that I couldn’t give up because my daughters depended on me. Their love helped make me a strong woman. Plus I am a fighter.
The reason for this post is to encourage you. I want to tell you that you too are a strong woman. I’ve got some quotes to share with you to motivate you.
- A strong woman
Pain is something that can cut deep into your soul. I know! I’ve been there. In 2000 I had to deal with the deaths of three people I loved. They died within the space of nine months. The pain was extremely bad because those deaths were untimely. But through that pain, I became a strong woman.
- A real woman
If you’ve been knocked by love and heartaches and bounced back, you’re a real woman! You know how to dust yourself off and start all over again. It’s great when you’re able to get back on track. Especially when you learn from whatever it was that knocked you down.
- A prayerful woman
Praying has been my lifeline. It’s good to be able to pour out your troubles and forget them. Praying isn’t just about getting down on your knees with your hands clasped. I pray by simply talking to God. I always get a sense of peace afterward. And He does answer prayers.
- A successful woman
A successful woman will use her problems as stepping-stones to get to where she wants to go. She doesn’t see them as setbacks but as opportunities for growth. Have you had people laugh at you and tell you that your idea is stupid? Or that you will never make it? Or why do you want to give up your job to pursue a silly dream?
Negative remarks will make a strong woman determined to become a successful woman. My favourite quote is, “Winners don’t quit and quitters don’t win.”
For every brick that’s thrown at you, use them to build your dreams. Picture the life you want, set goals and work towards achieving a better future. You can do it. I’m doing it!
- A supportive wife
Behind every successful man is a great woman. A wife is her husband’s backbone. She is the one that tolerates him, cooks for him, counsels him, encourages him, nurses him, soothes him, loves him, mothers him and is there for him when he needs her.
- A virtuous woman
Having a high moral standard and living according to that standard, will set you apart from the rest. People will respect you because of your lifestyle. A virtuous woman disciplines her children with wisdom and care, she looks after her health and body, serves her husband, family and friends, radiates warmth and love and spends wisely. Those are just some of the qualities of a virtuous woman.
- A woman with purpose
Confidence will make you walk with purpose. When you’ve gone through the storms of life and come out in one piece, your confidence will grow. You’re confident because you know your strengths and your values. Because you know your strengths, you won’t give up or give in. People will admire you for who you are.
A strong woman is a force to be reckoned with. You know about the dark side of life. You’ve been through it and come out on the other side. The roller coaster ride of life has toughened you, molded you and refined you into the woman you are now.
This is crazy. More than 53,000 of you have read this blog post. Isn’t that amazing? Anyway, thanks for reading and sharing it. I know you need uplifting. So, I have some wonderful insights about becoming a powerful woman. Order your copy of Deep Within my Soul for loads more tips to raise your spirits and strengthen you.
Over to you…
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