Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: defining ourselves

If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.
~Audre Lorde
As long as we are not ourselves, we will try to be what other people are. ~Malidoma Patrice Somé

(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.
Let the words penetrate your soul.)

(For Contemplation and Conversation)

What can you do to live a more self-defining life?

Are there times you get lost in being what others want you to be? or in trying to be what others are?

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