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? —Marianne Williamson

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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?

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

author, lecturer

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Peter from Iowa JUNE 26, 2016
This is the sap flowing through the tree of life.


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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. —Dan Millman
Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human. —Henri Nouwen
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. —Richard David Bach
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.  —Mark Twain
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. —Albert Schweitzer
Don’t ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are. —Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga)
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. —Napoleon Hill
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. —Lao Tzu
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. —Mother Teresa
If character is what you do when no one is watching, then sportsmanship is that conduct with everybody watching. —Bob Ley
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
The strongest of all warriors are these two—Time and Patience. —Leo Tolstoy
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. —Theodore Roosevelt
Families are the compass that guides us. —Brad Henry

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