Wednesday, February 23, 2011

This should help your Wednesday

“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.” -GKC


Paul Corrigan said...

Love this quote. All over the web though, I see it attributed it to Marianne Williamson. I wouldn't be surprised if she was quoting Chesterton, but do you happen to know where this is found?


Alan Capasso said...

You are right I AM Wrong. It is Williamson.