Why I am Convinced Women are More Powerful than Men

The stories and perspectives explored above paint a powerful picture.  Women hold immense power, expressed through leadership, resilience, creativity, and the capacity to nurture life.  
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Why I am Convinced Women are More Powerful than Men
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From ruling empires to leading revolutions, from creating art to breaking barriers, women have shown their enduring power in various ways. In this article, we will learn the power of women 

I have always believed in the immense power of women, a force that has persisted even when the world attempted to suppress their voices. 

Throughout history, from the earliest civilizations to modern times, women have governed empires, spearheaded uprisings, championed rights, and steered the direction of history.

My conviction in their strength is rooted in their multifaceted nature. They have ascended thrones and led conquests, carved paths as pioneers and discoverers, ignited minds as creators and advocates, and accomplished so much more.

Come with me on a voyage across epochs and realms, as we see the vast and splendid sight of women’s strength and might.

The Love Central - Why I am Convinced Women are More Powerful than Men
Throughout history from the earliest civilizations to modern times women have governed empires Image source Freepik

African Queens and Matriarchal Societies

Women’s political influence was remarkable in many Central African kingdoms. For example, in the 17th century, Europeans witnessed how women governed the Kongo kingdom, while men supported them.

This was not a rare case. Most Bantu-speaking societies in Africa had matrilineal systems, where people traced their ancestry and inheritance through their mothers. Even great empires like Nubia and Egypt originated from matrilineal cultures.

History celebrates many powerful queens. Queen Amanirenas of Kush (now Sudan) ruled from 40 BC to 10 BC and defeated the Romans with her army. She displayed her extraordinary military skills.

Likewise, Queen Nanny of Jamaica was a strong leader of the Maroons, a group of rebels who fought against the British. She used her strategic genius to win many battles and free hundreds of enslaved people.

Women in Mythology: Shaping Values and Ideals

Women’s power to shape societal values is also reflected in mythology. For instance, in Greek mythology, many goddesses represent different aspects of ancient Greek culture. 

Athena and Hera, the goddesses of wisdom and women, were respected and honored for their roles in promoting knowledge and family. Similarly, Esther from the Bible showed how women could have a significant impact on history. 

As a member of King Xerxes’ harem, she used her influence to protect the Jews from oppression. Her courage and faith earned her the admiration of her people and the celebration of a Jewish festival in her name.

The Three Stages of Feminine Power

Women have a unique power that different cultures recognize and celebrate. This power changes throughout their lives, and one way to understand it is by looking at three stages:

  1. The Dormant Womb: This is the first stage when women can connect with the spiritual world. Some ancient practices used the purity and innocence of virginity to talk to the divine.
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This power is not limited to historical figures or queens Image source Freepik
  1. Menstruation: This is the second stage when women have a lot of power during their periods. Blood, which is the source of life and sacrifice, gives women a strong energy that can change and renew things. Some traditions think that women on their periods can cleanse or disturb negative energies.
  1. Menopause: This is the third stage when women’s power changes but does not decrease. After they stop having children, women enter a stage of more wisdom and spiritual growth. Their knowledge and experience become powerful tools to help and support others.

Conclusion: Celebrating Women in All Forms

The stories and perspectives explored above paint a powerful picture.  Women hold immense power, expressed through leadership, resilience, creativity, and the capacity to nurture life.  

This power is not limited to historical figures or queens; it resides within every woman, shaping families, communities, and the world at large. 

As we celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8th), let us acknowledge the multifaceted power women possess and strive to create a world where all women can reach their full potential.

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