In the past day, I found out that two of my favorite and most inspirational women have passed away. Makes my heart a little sad, but also thankful for their positive influence and shining lives. This little blog is a faith blog, yet these women are not necessarily inspirational to me in faith - but in other parts of life, which matter too. Yet I've learned from these strong women, and so I feel moved to share a few of my favorite words they spoke and ways they lived and impacted their generation, now influencing ours.
This is my little tribute to two strong, beautiful, shining women who have taught me a few important things in life and who I will always consider inspirations in many ways.
Margaret Thatcher was the first woman Prime Minister in the United Kingdom, a woman who stood strong and firm for what she believed, helping to end the Cold War. She inspires me because she was determined, fearless, strong, and powerful while remaining effortlessly feminine and ladylike. Her leadership skills and passion for what is right will always be something I admire her for. I hope to be like her in these ways, someday.
A few words she spoke that I will always love: