This month is so special to me. Maybe because for a long time it was the month school started. Or the start of the ember months. Or the end of summer, and the start of autumn, which I love. Or the 9th month, the birth month. I couldn’t help but slide in one more post, when I was thinking of starting a new series. We have been Warrior Women from June till now, emerging from rest like Amazonian butterflies.
I personally have been so inspired in writing this Warrior Women series, and I thought to tidy it up with September’s post; which is entitled ‘You are your own Arsenal’. Something about September reminds me of wholeness. And as we have called ourselves to arms, dealt with the enemy within, worked to sort out our scars and resumed at our battle stations, I realized we didn’t really talk about weaponry.
And who goes to battle without weapons? An arsenal (not the football club) is a collection of weapons and military equipment. It is a place where weapons and military equipment are stored or made. Another definition I love is ‘an array of resources available for a certain purpose.’ This is an affirmatory post to you, and me too. Ladies, you are your own arsenal. Everything you have, and everything you have access to, makes up your arsenal.
Your skills. Your hobbies. Your height. Your ethnic group. Your network. Your friends. Your family. Your mentors.
See, don’t wait for things to be handed to you! The question I always ask myself these days is..