Listen to episode 1 of the Inspirational Living podcast: How to Live True to Yourself. Edited & adapted from Emerson's classic essay on self-reliance.
Transcript Excerpt: The power that resides in you is new in nature, and no one but you knows what you can do, nor will you know until you have tried. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place that divine providence has found for you in the society of your contemporaries.
Great men and women have always done so, devoting themselves childlike to the genius of their age, with all of their being. Like those who have come before us, we must accept with highest mind our transcendent destiny; and behave not like cowards fleeing before a revolution, but like fearless guides helping others advance through the Chaos and the Dark...
*Audio Updated: 4/23/2016