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Mindfulness: Our Deepest Fear

Friday, March 22, 2013




"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 wonít 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. Itís not just in some of us; itís 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."

- Marianne Williamson
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VICKI-B- 3/23/2013 10:36AM

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LIVINGFREE19 3/23/2013 10:18AM

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SISSIE21 3/23/2013 8:44AM

    Love, love, love this from Marianne. When I first heard it, I thought how wonderful it would be if we could somehow instill these words into the hearts of all children. I have become so aware of how important it is since having granddaughters that the next generation feels empowered and accepted and loved for who they are. What a different world it could then be!
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CASEYSAUER 3/23/2013 7:28AM

    Nice one

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NUTRON3 3/23/2013 6:02AM

    good one

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REMEMBER2BME 3/23/2013 5:18AM

    Important to think about. Thanks so much for sharing.

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GINILEE4 3/23/2013 5:01AM

   

What a great thought. It somehow allows me to feel better about myself. Perhaps today I will shine so others may also.


Gini

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GAILANN48 3/23/2013 12:00AM

    AMEN! Now, the goal is to listen to my true heart instead of "old tapes." Thank you for the uplifting!

:) Gail

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BROWNCOFIDDLER 3/22/2013 9:20PM

    emoticon Love this train of thought. It's something I'll meditate upon for a while. You've given me a gift. Thank you.

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BIGPAWSUP 3/22/2013 9:19PM

    Thank you - Awesome!

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LEANNAW4 3/22/2013 9:09PM

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Well said, excellent quote!

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NELSONCHERYL59 3/22/2013 9:08PM

    Wow, that strikes familiar chords... those who r forgiven much love much, u have to give it away to keep it, share our experience strength and hope...shine our light to others, do unto others as we want them to do unto us...

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