Marianne Williamson quotes page 3
You are here to love and be loved, and the soul in its native intelligence knows this. Accept
the magnitude of your function, and your reignited spiritual intelligence will spark your body's
intelligence as well. As your mind remembers its natural function, the cells of your body will
remember theirs. You will no longer be at the effect of your compulsion. You will become a
master at living your life.
The people who have achieved more than you, in any area, are only a half step ahead of you
in time. Bless them and praise their gifts, and bless and praise your own. The world would be
less rich without their contributions, and it would be less rich without yours.
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.
We must relinquish our passive observation of the world outside; we can open the door to
the world we want. In understanding ourselves, we come to understand the world. In allowing
ourselves to heal, we become the healers of the world. In praying for peace, we become
bringers of peace. Thus we actualize the power within us to remedy the psychic wounds of
Rather than accepting that we are the loving beings that He created, we have arrogantly
thought that we could create ourselves, and then create God. Because we are angry and
judgmental, we have projected those characteristics onto Him. We have made up a God in our
image. But God remains who He is and always has been: the energy, the thought of
What happened to my generation is that we never grew up. The problem isn't that we're lost
or apathetic, narcissistic or materialistic. The problem is we're terrified.
I am a glorious child of God. I am joyful, serene, positive, and loving.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be
frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner
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.