“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
Have you ever committed so much to being the person that you think you should be, that you forgot who you were?
With the holiday season upon us, I wonder if any of you fear showing your own truth — maybe in fear of being judged. If so, I’m hoping that my story will encourage you to grab hold of your truth and remember that you are enough, just as you are, this holiday season.
We don’t have to be anyone else, other than ourselves
A few weeks ago, I went to see the inspirational New York Times best-selling author Glennon Doyle Melton. Before I left to go to the theater, I called my sponsor, and I said, “I know that I will spend much of my time missing the inspirational message because I will be so busy comparing my insides with their outsides.”
You see, I can get this little voice inside that tells me terrible things like:
- I am never good enough
- I haven’t made it
- I’m not pretty enough and I’m too old
At times, this voice is so loud that it blocks out anything else. Quite honestly, it’s frustrating that I still have to be mindful of such an icky voice. Read full article