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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. 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. It's not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

author, lecturer

COMMENTS


Jo Rowe from SA FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Thank you again Marianne for reminding me of what I am not who I am

Michael Jones from Chicago  DECEMBER 19, 2018
Ever since hearing this on Akeela and the Bee, I am moved by the place(s) in my life that lead me back to its wisdom. True wisdom.

Barb Bethea from Columbia, Maryland  NOVEMBER 14, 2018
Each of us came to the planet to work on something. For some it’s maybe fear, pride, trust, valuing yourself, share your wisdom brilliance’s, or to give and receive L-O-V-E to name a few. Whatever, your life’s lesson is....Remember you are more than enough to live your finest life and lift this planet. Thank you for sharing the journey❣️

Damon M. Brabson from Santo Domingo JULY 12, 2018
It's that simple

Michael from Birmingham Alabama JULY 8, 2018
This is so true ,it needs to be taught to everyone as a child.


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It's easy to find reasons for division between people. Finding common ground is harder, but a step towards happiness. —Unknown
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