wednesday’s words of wisdom, part II

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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
~from the book, A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles, by Marianne Williamson

This is one of my all-time favorite quotes. Have you heard it before? What do you think?

Now, if you’re feeling inspired to inspire, link up to your own Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom post. Thanks for sharing some wisdom today!


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8 thoughts on “wednesday’s words of wisdom, part II

  1. LOVE this quote, an all time fav of mine *see my recent post: play sublimely – I shared a portion of that quote as well as some other heartfelt thoughts* – check it out!

    I love how M. Williamson says in the book that there is really only one drama going on in life, our walk away from God, and our walk back….touche.

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