To yield to the power of another is the meaning of surrender according to the dictionary as a verb. Now as a noun it is the act of yielding oneself.
Since starting this blog, Surrender884, was exactly what I had in mind. To surrender to the power of another by yielding myself to God.
As I look back on the past year so many times I yielded to powers of another. Not all circumstances of surrender were just to Him.
When my mother was slowly slipping away in her health I had to realize there was nothing I could possibly do to stop it. Surrender.
The time my employer thought it best to remove me from my position for a period of time for discipline. Surrender.
My mother-in-law passed away who I loved like my own mother. Surrender.
Working through problems with Medicare. Surrender.
My own mother passes away in December. Surrender.
What else could I do but, surrender to the power of another.