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The excerpt below is taken from Marianne Williamson’s book, A Return to Love. It is one of the my favorite passages and I read it often as it serves as a constant reminder of what a blessing it is to just be alive and to have the opportunity to show up and express the light that is within us. I hope you enjoy it and remember…as each one of us more brightly shines, so the world shall be illuminated.

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 is not just in some of us; it is 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, A Return to Love

Peace & Blessings!

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