Believe in Yourself

From A Return to Love – Marianne Williamson

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. You’re playing small doesn’t serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us. It is not just in some of us: it is in everyone, and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

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6 Responses to Believe in Yourself

  1. postadaychallenge2011 says:

    Outstanding post. “We are born to make manifest the glory of God within us.”

  2. Paul says:

    That’s what I need to do tonight. Believe in myself.

  3. Jaclyn Rae says:

    I bought this book and it’s next on my list to read! 🙂 Fabulous quote, thanks for sharing.

    • Rachael Eliz says:

      Glad you like it!
      And thankyou also for stopping by – a quick look over your blog this evening brings me to want to read more and more. Great blog Jaclyn. I’ll be keeping a happy eye on your posts!

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