Thursday, July 23, 2009

A meaningful life is not a popularity contest

"You are not on the earth to be shut up, and you are not on the earth to be shut down."

A great four-minute pep talk about why what other people think of you is none of your business, courtesy of Marianne Williamson.

Marianne and The Course of Miracles was a favorite of Mom's. I can't believe how young the lady looks; I've known her teachings all my life.

"You are not born to be at the effect of lovelessness, in other people or in yourself."

1 comment:

Hugo Fuchs said...

"In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned."

-Jane Haddam

Well said Jane.

I'd comment on the feed you posted, but my computer won't process it.