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Inspirational Quote for the Week: Our Deepest Fear

I love this excerpt from Marianne Williamson. When I first read it years ago, it struck a chord in me.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond
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 we.
We are 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.

Nelson Mandela’s Inaugural Speech – 1994
From Marianne Williamson

In my new year’s worksheet this year, I asked my clients where do you hide out in your life? Where do you sell yourself short? Notice what the answer is for you this week and consider how you can change that. Remember that when you show your light, you bring out the light in others. Shine baby shine, Hallie Career Coach Hallie Crawford