A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson.
Everytime I read it I get something new. The first time I was in Mexico and I kept stopping people on the beach to read them passages from it. Crazy yoga lady! ;)
Seriously can’t get enough of this woman. She is such a powerful force for change in our lifetime:
“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, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in