We are taught that to surrender means “to yield to the power, control, or possession of another upon compulsion or demand,” according to Merriam-Webster dictionary. This doesn’t sound very appealing to most of us which is why perhaps, we live in a culture that is fearful of surrendering and obsessed with control. If you look at the root of the word, sur which means “higher” and to render, which means “to melt,” you may consider another interpretation of the word surrender... “to melt into something higher.” ✨ Mmmmm. Much better 😋 When we surrender our small mind, attachments and fears we create spaciousness for wisdom, grace and beauty to flow in and blossom inside of us. This is the nature of the feminine. She understands that to receive knowledge and insight she must become acquainted with the great mystery. She does this by softening, opening, melting and surrendering into the beyond. What sacred containers make you feel safe enough to let go and surrender to something higher?
How do we surrender to the great mystery?