For many people, a quality they strive to maintain is being stoic no matter what they may be experiencing or what they may be really feeling deep inside. Prince Philip is described as being stoic throughout his life. And in many ways, the whole Royal family is regarded as stoic no matter what, even in the face of the death of a husband, father, grandfather and great grand father.
This photograph of the Queen from November 2020, as she attended a memorial for Remembrance Day shows that even being stoic doesn’t mean there aren’t emotions that are real and sometimes released through tears. When I see that image, it is the powerful reminder that no matter how stoic a person expects to be themselves, and no matter how stoic others may expect them to be, everyone, even the Queen has emotions that impact her life and her way of looking at the world. Read More.
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