Whether we realize it or not, we are afraid of what we can achieve. By not wanting to belittle others or to stand above the crowd, we destroy our potential. Sometimes it is casually referred to as “Fear of Success.” Achievements, even when selfish will always inspire others, who in turn would go on to light the spark in somebody else; some motivational words by Marianne Williamson.
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, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There’s 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’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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