Dim Your Light for No One

When you share your joy and happiness with someone and the joy and happiness is not increased and celebrated, they’re not your friend, and that’s okay, but dim your light for no one. 

Jealousy is a nasty spirit and one you’ll encounter on your journey when you submit to God and allow all the talents and abilities God has blessed you with to shine bright. Dim your light for no one!Holding back your best so some don’t mock, demean, and berate you with that nasty spirit of jealousy only harms you and ensures the gifts you have to offer never gets to those who need them. Dim your light for no one!

Some learn at an early age that it’s more comfortable to deal with sympathy than jealousy, so they dim their light, and only share their faults, challenges, struggles, and mistakes while withholding their successes, joys, hopes, and happiness from themselves, others, and the world. Your joys, happiness, and successes don’t create jealousy in someone, they reveal what’s been lurking within someone all along. And that’s something that is between that person and God. Pray for them, but dim your light for no one! 

You are a sacred blessing, miracle, and gift. God celebrates you, so you deserve to be celebrated. Celebrate the light you’re created as by sharing it with the world. Dim your light for no one.

~ Walk in Beauty


Author: thisholyinstant

Anthony Goulet is an acclaimed author, speaker and trainer whose books as well as his life's work in youth development is endorsed by national leaders in youth violence prevention, gang intervention, personal transformation and parenting. Along with being a former Detroit Golden Gloves fighter, Anthony earned the rank of second dan (degree) black belt in the American Karate Association, and was a a professional marital arts instructor. As a youth, Anthony experienced the powerful transformation and healing process of being a participant in youth programs. As his mentors and counselors helped him work through the pain, loss, tragedy, and trauma he experienced in his childhood, he uncovered something that he didn't know was there - a gift. With the guidance of highly skilled and passionate mentors and counselors, Anthony walked a sacred, healing journey from his head back to his heart. It is there where he remembered and reclaimed his vision, mission, dreams, and purpose. In 1991 he began his path in working with youth and young adults, and continues to facilitate the sacred, healing journey from the head back to the heart with all those he is entrusted to serve. In his twenty-six year career in youth development, Anthony has led gang prevention and intervention programs, prisoner reentry programs, and worked as a Certified Addictions Counselor with gang affiliated youth and adults providing relapse prevention for substance abuse and criminal behavior. Anthony continues to work full time as a Street Outreach Crisis Counselor who serves homeless, runaway, exploited, and sex trafficked youth by facilitating interventions, rescues, and safe transports on the streets; he also provides the longer term services of counseling and family reunification within the emergency youth shelter. Due to his personal testimony, twenty-six years of professional experience, and ability to articulate the process of transformation with passion and beautiful storytelling, Anthony continues to be sought by many organizations as an inspirational speaker, trainer and consultant. Anthony works full time as a Street Outreach Crisis Counselor in Montgomery County, Texas where he lives with his wonderful wife and children.

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