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Our Deepest Fear

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Here’s an inspirational poem by Marianne Williamson that touches on the topic of owning your own truth, something I am going to try to do in 2010.

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, handsome, talented and 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 within us.
It is not just in some; it is in everyone.
And, as we let our own light shine, we consciously give
other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.



  • http://www.motherrunner.com sinead rider

    I love this quote and actually have posted it to my facebook profile! great to reread it. thanks!

  • http://consolemutterings.blogspot.com/ Tenon Saw

    This was very helpful to me today.

  • Holy

    Absolutely touching,love your post and poem, hope i will have some time soon to upgrade mine as well.Thank you so much for sharing beautiful poem. I can tell that you are such a sweet person as your poem.
    dsi r4

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