Harry and Meghan took back their power when they stepped away and reclaimed their lives. They took back their power.
Meghan was not given a seat at the table. She was not invited to be seated there. And continuing with her quote, “…in some cases, where this is not a table available, they need to create their own table.”
Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle was heralded by the British establishment, led by the UK media, as a sign of a modern Royal Family; an institution that symbolizes white power and privilege. By accepting her grandson’s marriage to an independent woman of mixed heritage, the Queen had demonstrated willingness to lead and present a
Look who’s laughing, enjoying her life with her family. Look who’s winning in the unbiased media. Look who is landing accomplishment after accomplishment when the playing field is fair. Always know your worth.
As flowers exist and speak for each occasion, so do you possess the power of communication. No matter the occasion or the platform, you’re never without an apt message.
Meghan’s critical thinking and ability to take a stand and say “no, that’s not right” didn’t develop in one day. This young girl had been nurtured and loved in a way that encouraged her to have an opinion, to have a voice, and to use it in a way that benefited more than herself.
Meghan’s work ethic impresses her most ardent supporters. They praise her for rolling up her sleeves and diving in whatever project is at hand.
She never took what she was blessed with for granted, wasting it on silly wishful endeavors. She also didn’t wait until she had such a public platform to do what was important to her.
Meghan has the success and access because of what she has accomplished, and she has acknowledged this power because it comes with responsibility to do more, be better.