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A Simple Look at a Not-So-Simple Life

Courage Quote for Today

I have read this quote in various places and have seen it attributed to various people. I really don know its source, but I appreciate its wisdom.

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’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t 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. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we’re liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

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2 thoughts on “Courage Quote for Today

  1. I love that quote, which really and truly is from Marianne Williamson's “Return to Love.”

  2. I love this quote too…and the deep truth it speaks of.

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