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American author and activist, Birth: 8-7-1952 Marianne Williamson Quotes
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Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Marianne Williamson

Youngsters are elated as they do not possess a mental catalogue of conceivable misfortunes.
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Forgiveness does not mean that we suppress anger; forgiveness means that we have asked for a miracle: the ability to see through mistakes that someone has made to the truth that lies in all of our hearts. Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness. Attack thoughts towards others are attack thoughts towards ourselves. The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
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The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside; she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.
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‎"Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear; and nothing controls you except your beliefs.
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'No fetters shackle you but those of your own making; no barriers impede you but those of your trepidation; and nothing regulates you except what you believe in.'
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Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace". Spirit says, "Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place".
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Ego asserts, "Calm will come when all is resolved". Spirit suggests, "Discover inner tranquility and resolutions will follow."
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We cannot give what we do not have: We cannot bring peace to the world if we ourselves are not peaceful. We cannot bring love to the world if we ourselves are not loving. Our true gift to ourselves and others lies not in what we have but in who we are.
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What's difficult in life is to stay centered when somebody does or says something that tempts us to close our hearts because their heart was closed. That is hard. But that is also how we grow. We go through those circumstances in order to evolve into people who can hold to our loving center no matter what the world throws us.
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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 about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
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We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is 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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People hear you on the level you speak to them from. Speak from your heart, and they will hear with theirs.
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No one is any more or any less important than you are.
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We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
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Happiness is the choice I make today. It does not rest on my circumstances, but on my frame of mind...In cultivating the habits of happiness, I attract the people and situations that match its frequency. I smile more often, give praise more often, give thanks more often, and am glad more often. For such is my choice today.
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Something amazing happens when we surrender and just love. We melt into another world, a realm of power already within us. The world changes when we change. the world softens when we soften. The world loves us when we choose to love the world.
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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
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Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth.
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We are not here to fix, change or belittle another person. We are here to support, forgive and heal one another.
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Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
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In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.
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We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
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The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.
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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.
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The love in me salutes the love in you.
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While overeating would be seen by some as an indulgence of self, it is in fact a profound rejection of self. It is a moment of self-betrayal and self-punishment, and anything but a commitment to one's own well-being.
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If we never take a risk, we'll never know the parts of ourselves that would have emerged if we had.
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Inner peace doesn't come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.
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Just like a sunbeam can't separate itself from the sun, and a wave can't separate itself from the ocean, we can't separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love, one indivisible divine mind.
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Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
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When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
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As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.
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We do not heal the past by dwelling there. We heal the past by living in the present.
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I want to be a cheerleader for women who have never even considered running for office or being involved in a campaign, but who in the quietness of their hearts might think, 'Why not me?'
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If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train.
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Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us.
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If you went to live in the Himalayas and everyone was lovely there, I'm sure it would be fairly easy to be a spiritual master.
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We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.
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Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
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Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned.
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Don't be concerned that things appear to be falling apart: this has to happen in order for something new and wonderful to emerge.
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When we begin to see each other through what the metaphysician calls, the third eye, we begin to know each other on a level that is beyond what our physical eyes can see.
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Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.
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Take a good look at your life right now. If you don't like something about it, close your eyes and imagine the life you want. Now allow yourself to focus your inner eye on the person you would be if you were living this preferred life. Notice the differences in how you behave and present yourself; allow yourself to spend several seconds breathing in the new image, expanding your energy into this.
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Something very beautiful happens to people when their world's fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.
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No matter what is happening in our lives, we choose how we wish to think about it. And the greatest gift we give ourselves is often our willingness to change our minds. Despite what might seem to be the saddest and most intractable situation, we have the power to believe that something else is possible, that things can change, that a miracle can happen.
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The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts.
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Forgiveness is the choice to see people as they are now. When we're mad at people, we're angry because of something they said or did before this moment. By letting go of the past, we make room for miracles to replace our grievances.
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The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.
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The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.
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There is no such thing as a faithless person; we either have faith in the power of love, or faith in the power of fear. For faith is an aspect of consciousness. Have faith in love, and fear will lose its power over you. Have faith in forgiveness, and your self-hatred will fall away. Have faith in miracles, and they will come to you.
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