16 Greatest Marianne Williamson Quotes

16 Greatest Marianne Williamson Quotes

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Marianne Williamson is a teacher and author from Houston, Texas. She is most famous for her New York Times Best Selling books, the most popular of which being her self study program, A Course In Miracles. She has also founded the Project Angel Food charity to provide meals on wheels to impoverished people with AIDS in California. She is currently 62 and continuing to do good for people all over the world.

“Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.”

“Fill you mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.”

“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.”

“If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love, then love will wholeheartedly respond to you.”

“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.”

“In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.”

“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. 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.”

“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? 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 will not 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 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.”

“Our religious institutions have far too often become handmaidens of the status quo, while the genuine religious experience is anything but that. True religion is by nature disruptive of
what has been, giving birth to the eternally new.”

“Spiritual progress is like detoxification. Things have to come up in order to be released. Once we have asked to be healed, then our unhealed places are forced to the surface.

“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.”

“The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of
western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. The only
work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.”

“There’s a collective knowing that a dimension of reality exists beyond the material plane, and that sense of knowing is causing a mystical resurgence on the planet today. It’s not just
children who are looking for a missing piece. It is a very mature outlook to question the nature of our reality.”

“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.”

“We may have bad weather in Ireland, but the sun shines in the hearts of the people and that keeps us all warm.”

“We receive His peace when we ask Him for it. We keep His peace by extending it to others. Those are the keys and there are no others.”