Let your light shine.
Hello and welcome to shinebright. I believe in our inherent goodness and that each of us contains our own unique genius. I believe within each of us there is a spot of grace full of unparalleled potential. I started shinebright because I believe we are made of stars. This is a belief I proudly share with Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the famous astrophysicist. When asked by a Time magazine reader, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?”, he offers these words in the stunning video below:
I look up at the night sky, and I know that, yes, we are part of this Universe, we are in this Universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the Universe is in us. When I reflect on that fact, I look up—many people feel small, because they’re small and the Universe is big, but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars.
— Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson
The unique gifts we were born with were not granted to us arbitrarily. They constitute our luminosity and are an essential part of what makes us who we are. We can be certain that when we work skillfully with the challenges we encounter, embrace our talents fully and share our gifts with others, we will spread illumination in the world.