“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
What does power mean to you? Are there different types of power? Do you think there is a difference between ‘power over’ and ’empowerment’? How does power play out in the most subtle ways in your day to day exchanges? Or on a larger scale around you?
And then I guess one might ask…….do you want ‘peace’?……..and what does that mean both inside of you and in the world around you?
It is a word and concept that has been tossed around so prolifically that I wonder if we truly even understand what it means to experience it.
How does it feel when you begin ‘peace’ within yourself?
1 the ability to do something or act in a particular way, esp. as a faculty or quality :the power of speech | [with infinitive ] the power to raise the dead | ( powers) his powers of concentration.
2 the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events.