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Rising to the Occasion: Unleashing Our True Potential

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June 6, 2016

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Rising to the Occasion: Unleashing Our True Potential

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.

- Marianne Williamson -

Rising to the Occasion: Unleashing Our True Potential

"I remember a dream of long ago -- we all have this kind of dream, I think -- in which I came onto the stage to play a solo organ recital. The audience applauded and quieted down, I took my seat on the organ bench, placed the music just so, my fingers on the keyboard, and then realized I'd never played the organ before. I was a flute player, for God's sake! I had no ideas what to do next, but it was too late, I had to play. So I did." In this inspiring piece, Carolyn North explores what happens when we are unexpectedly called on to 'rise to the occasion'. Drawing from personal experiences -- including being called on as midwife to take charge of a complicated delivery in a remote village in India --she reminds us of what is within each one of us to do. And how imperative it is that we do it. { read more }

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