Who are you NOT to be?

 

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 frightens us most. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?’ 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 people won’t feel insecure around you. 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 all of us. And when 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.

Maryanne Williamson

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2 thoughts on “Who are you NOT to be?

  1. Thanks for this Kris! It sooo true how we get so insecure. Greater is He who is in us that he who is in the world, right?:) The devil is such a liar and when we know that, establish that as fact and then stop listening to his lies then only then can we live in freedom in Christ.

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