Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and spiritual lecturer.
She teaches about love in her lectures. Williamson often-times quotes from the Bible and borrows from the traditions of the old religions.
In a world filled with writers and speakers, why does she stand out?
She stands out because of her charm, wit, industry, and her lack of hypocritical nonsense.
She doesn’t point fingers because she herself knows she is not perfect.
Dubbed as America’s Mary Magdalene, she is nowhere from a perfect woman.
Sex, swinging, drugs, and one-night stands – she has done it all but managed to turn her life around. Her lectures are sincere because she practices what she preaches.
Think of her as the prodigal daughter who has been to the edge but learned her lesson. She has done so well in moving on with her past that she also influences us to forget the bad choices we made.
Her story is that of a hopeless to a successful woman in the end. She teaches us that it is not too late to become who we are meant to be.
So, here are 20 Marianne Williamson quotes to tell us that we are here for a purpose and that is to serve and motivate others:
“Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.”
“Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “all the things that could go wrong.”
“It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self-discovery rather than choose to rake the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.”
“And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.”
“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.”
“We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.”
“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.”
“Until we have seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone’s darkness, we don’t really know what love is.”
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“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 ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?”
“Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.”
“Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved.”
“In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.”
“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 peace.”
“We can always choose to perceive things differently. We can focus on what’s wrong in our life, or we can focus on what’s right.”
“Something amazing happens when we surrender and just love. We melt into another world, a realm of power already within us. The world softens when we soften. The world loves us when we choose to love the world.”
“Whenever we feel lost, or insane, or afraid, all we have to do is ask for his help. The help might not come in the form we expected or even thought we desired, but it will come, and we will recognize it by how we feel. In spite of everything, we will feel at peace.”
“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.”
“Every ending is a new beginning. Through the grace of God, we can always start again.”
“Always seek less turbulent skies. Hurt, fly above it. Betrayal, fly above it. Anger, fly above it. You are the one who is flying the plane.”