Gevurah is self-determination, self-definition. Today it is time to limit your acceptance, to say—I am limited but I can still….Knowing who you are defines yourself and your limitations and it also creates an awareness that there are new capabilities, new possibilities yet to emerge. You are not shying away from the determination to express yourself—to overcome obstacles. It is rather with full awareness that you can say—“this is what I am capable of now.” If I am accepting some limits I do so with the awareness that I have no given up yet. I can feel today, who knows what the next day will bring? Therefore, I am provisional in my surrender.
by Dr. David Sanders A story is told of King Ptolemy of Alexandria (second century BCE) summoning many learned Jewish scholars to translate the Torah from Hebrew to Greek. He placed them in separate rooms