little bit of lagniappe

reflecting on everyday grace

“We are all meant to shine”

Here is a deep, liberating truth that wakes, holds, and roots me today; may it be and do the same for you:

“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 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 are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

-Marianne Williamson

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One thought on ““We are all meant to shine”

  1. Perry Thomas on said:

    Thank you, sweet Angel! You are the sunshine in so very many lives. I love you so very much, and we’ll be thinking about you and Dorse on your “surfing safari” in Managua. Above all, enjoy and shine on!

    Sent from my iPad

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