You are stronger than you realize. Like a magnificent tree, born from a tiny seed, you are moving from a state of unconscious possibility to unfolding greatness.
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? You are a child of God. 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 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.
– Marianne Williamson
Like roots that anchor deep, no matter what the soil, you have undeniable strengths to survive and succeed.
The tree’s trunk, beautifully weathered by its past, provides solid yet flexible stability no matter the season or the storm.
The more a tree is nurtured, the easier it will grow and the more profuse it will blossom.
And the tree’s branches reach out towards the sun and to touch the stars. Tender buds open confidently in full expression to simply become what it was meant to be…