There are many things that I do not agree with in the world view of Steve Pavlina, but in terms of human empowerment, I couldn’t have said it better myself:
I gradually came to understand that I needed to feel strong and powerful and that this is a universal need we all share, but too often it gets squelched. As human beings we need to express our power, which is our ability to create the reality we want to experience. We need to feel strong. Weakness does not become us.
We are here to shine, not to cower in fear. If we are to achieve greatness, we must abandon the wimpy goal of security. Courage, not security, must be our friend and guide on this human journey.
We owe it to ourselves to “create the reality [that] we want to experience.” Now, if I could only figure out a way to make it happen…