Sure, easy question – it’s within you, within me, within all of us. OK, for home appliances we need a wall socket, but otherwise we have more than enough power to get through life. Some people need (or crave) a higher power. Some people need (or crave) a crutch of some kind. Some people need a hope, a dream, some inspirational words – or maybe that’s just a series of avoidance excuses? What do you think?
Everybody who celebrates Christmas, and many who don’t, get into ‘gifting’ – process of giving and getting.
I want something that won’t likely show up – isn’t a package. It’s an action by someone else I can’t control. I’ll keep fingers crossed.
But really, isn’t that what we all want – time and actions of others?
Far more interesting than anything we put in any package or bind with ribbon.
But what do I want to get, to give, to have in abundance to generously give away?
Yes, power. Sounds peculiar – but hang with me, see if this makes sense to you …
Does everyone have what they need in the power department?
So, give some to those who need it – to friends, family, neighbours, strangers – anyone who needs some. You’ll find, each time you give some away that none of your own is diminished. I believe it becomes enhanced every time we share what we know, demonstrate our willingness to help, our desire to share our learning – share our power, we help someone else and we get better and stronger, and perhaps wiser, in the process.
We easily excuse a thousand things we would not tolerate in an employee, that we would not discipline in an child or ‘use as grounds’ to exit a marriage – we put up with, allow, enable and outright permit ourselves all manner of easy-outs and excuses. I do. I do a lot. I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t but we don’t usually toot about that, do we?
We all have tons of power – and most of us aren’t using very much of what we have, so we might want to give some away.