Marianne Williamson on the Miracle of Midlife (via Ray Hemachandra @ Golden Moon Publishing)

One of her famous quotes is one of my favorites. “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 doesn’t 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 are 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 other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

Ray: You call midlife “the age of miracles.” Does realizing the miracles require conscious choice? Marianne: A miracle is a shift in perception. If you allow your perceptions to be dominated by a status-quo perspective—you hold thought forms like: over the hill, too old, he or she won’t want me anymore, they won’t hire me anymore, I blew it and it’ … Read More

via Ray Hemachandra @ Golden Moon Publishing

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