I have seen countless incredible people do this to themselves, and I’ve even done it to myself many a time.
I have a secret for you.
We were not born to play small, to dim our light or to be mediocre. We were born to THRIVE, to shine and to encourage others to do the same by allowing our own brightness to light up the world.
As the brilliant Marianne Williamson says in her book A Return To Love:
“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, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? …Your playing small does not serve the world. There is 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…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.”
What areas of your life could use your power, light and awesomeness?
What areas have you been shying away from? Are you ready to play full out?
The choice is yours.
You can be your own hero at any moment you choose.
I choose….now, and now, and now.
How about you?