Eaglie's Aviary

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Gasp? Is he going to be serious? Skip this nonsense if you must; otherwise, read the verses carefully.

"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, and fabulous?

Who are you not to be?

You are a child of God.

Your playing small doesn't serve the world.
There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that
other people won't feel insecure around you.
We were born to 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 antomatically liberates others."

--1994 Inaugural Address of Nelson Mandela

Readers, this means be yourself and be loud about it. Humility is overrated. Take it from me.

K84's prayin' for K85, yo!