The Power of Surrender

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In the hustle and bustle of life, we often overlook the profound power hidden in the simple act of surrender. The journey from conflict to resolution isn’t just about finding solutions; it’s about embracing the sacred pause, a moment where surrender becomes a source of strength and connection to something greater.


Surrender to Grief:

Grief, a universal human experience, can be an emotional storm that engulfs us. But within it lies an opportunity for profound healing. Take the time to sit with your sorrow, to let it wash over you. In that surrender, you may find the seeds of resilience and a pathway to emotional liberation.


Surrender to Chaos:

Life’s chaos can be overwhelming, but surrendering to it doesn’t mean giving up. It’s about accepting the unpredictability and finding peace within it. Embrace the disorder as a dance rather than a battle. You might discover a unique rhythm that guides you through the storms.


Surrender to What Is:

Resisting the present moment only prolongs suffering. Surrendering to what is doesn’t imply passivity; instead, it’s a conscious choice to acknowledge reality. When you embrace the now, you unlock the door to inner peace and open yourself to the possibilities that exist in every moment.


Surrender to Truth:

Truth has the power to liberate and transform. Surrendering to the truth, even when it’s uncomfortable, is an act of courage. Allow your own inner truths to guide you towards authenticity and alignment with your deepest values.


Surrender to Faith:

Faith is a force that transcends the tangible. Surrendering to faith is an act of trust in the unknown. It’s an acknowledgment that there’s a plan beyond our understanding. In these moments of surrender to faith, we tap into a wellspring of resilience and find solace.


There’s a PAUSE between conflict/challenge and solution/action. It’s something many of us miss as we journey through life. In that pause, there is often a moment of total surrender and trust in what is and will be. It gives us great strength to connect with this place. It fills us up. It’s where divine insight and connection happen.

Don’t forget in all your striving to allow yourself that precious moment of surrender too. Find a quiet space and allow something greater than yourself to take everything you’re carrying from you, if only for a few moments.

Meagan Wilson is a parent educator and author of the now-retired seasonal series of Whole Family Rhythms. After finishing a BA, she went on to complete her Foundations in Steiner Education and Anthroposophy at Sydney Steiner College, as well as her Waldorf Early Childhood Certification at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Toronto. She has received her certification as a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach and has supported hundreds of parents to create a strong family rhythm unique to their own values and culture. She has four young children. Meagan provides resources, support and information to parents who are looking for a bridge to cross between their unique family life and their children’s (often but not always) Waldorf schools.

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