Tuesday, May 09, 2006

because I want this to be true in my own life...

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, and 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 to make manifest
the glory of Godthat is within us.
It's not just within some of us;
it's in everyone.
And as we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give others permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fears,
our presence automatically liberates others.

-Marianne Williamson

2 comments:

Tiffany said...

I love that! Brilliantly eye opening.

Maria said...

it is my hope that you can experience this is new and exciting ways very very soon.

and - while i know that it's hard for you to see right now I believe that you are already "brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous" and a beautiful picture of the glory of god.