“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain,
but for the heart to conquer it.
Let me not look for allies in life’s battlefield,
but to my own strength.
Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved,
but hope for the patience to win my freedom.”
– Rabindranath Tagore
At this time, women are being called to rise to greater heights than ever before. You may have heard this call. Chances are, the fact that you are here reading these words: you are already heeding this call in your life.
We are all being called to rise: rise beyond the ideas of what a woman ‘should’ do and be, what she is capable of; redefining and owning womanhood, motherhood, sisterhood. Reclaiming value and worth in traditionally ‘feminine’ attributes, actions, gifts.
What ‘rising’ also looks like: diving deep into depths. Bursting through barriers. Breaking those chains. Breaking the cycle. Slaying demons. Scaling peaks.
This greater storyline is playing out in the minutiae of our daily lives. From our relationships, to our jobs, to our families, our relationships with our own bodies, there is a stirring, a calling, a yearning. Sometimes it happens in more violent ways, the rug pulled out from under us; something more dramatic to get our attention. Then there are those who have already heard the whispers and have followed the call, quietly. They have paved the way and are beacons of light in these times.
Change is in the air. If one doesn’t look closely, to see beyond the surface, it can all seem and feel like nothing but pure chaos.
Wisdom Goods was born out of this Chaos.
What’s needed to ferry us across the churning waters of chaos and confusion?
It is clear to me: Our own inner wisdom. The divine that lives within us. In this space, I will be exploring the ways we can hear our inner wisdom better. The way wisdom looks in real life, how it appears to be, how it feels – and how we can apply its whispers in our lives.
I was once bereft, cut off from the voice of my inner wisdom. But now that I have reclaimed it, I can no longer imagine life without it. It is essential for navigating these times. Let us all rise, and bravely move forward, guided by the lamps of our inner wisdom.