As I read this woman's empowering book, I can't help but think how lucky I am to be in a company of women, who together seem fearless. Bevere really encourages us to do life together, drawing on each other's strengths. This may seem like common sense but as I look around I notice a very self focused "I want it now" world. Margaret Mead, a cultural anthropologist once said, "'Sister' is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship." I love this because who we first view as an enemy in our lives turns out to be a best friend. Think how many "best friends" we would have if we stopped competing against one another. British poet and philosopher, Matthew Arnold, once said, "If ever there comes a time when the women of the world come together purely and simply for the benefit of mankind, it will be a force such as the world has never known."
So next time we feel that glimmer of jealousy creep in, think how much stronger we'll be if we turn it into friendship. We were not created to do life alone and I am thankful to have my fierce lioness sisters to do life with.