Love is a Beautiful Vulnerability

I would burn up a sun just to say that I...
Love is a Beautiful Vulnerability

Love. We desire it, but we also fear it. We build walls to shelter and protect us from it. We gouge and sever bits of ourselves to avoid its cloying possession. We hate losing control. We hate the risk of being hurt. We hate becoming vulnerable.

Because we have been hurt. Hurt so terribly we lost ourselves in the pain. And we are terrified of it happening again.

We become cowards.
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What is an Inchoate Hero?

Courage isn't a matter of being frightened, you know. It's being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway.

Have you ever felt that strange… precipitous feeling, like you are always on the edge of losing it – like you are going to be Found Out. That you’re really a fraud. That you aren’t really a grown-up. That you don’t really know what you’re doing. That you’re just kind of floundering about; and it just so happens, by luck, by chance, by the whim of fate, that when people ask you grown-up sounding questions you just happen to know that particular answer that particular time, only by the skin of your teeth – that you just escaped being exposed in not really knowing what you are doing in life at all.
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A New Future with the John Maxwell Team

My beloved friends and family, my kith and kin,

I am beside myself with excitement right now. An opportunity has just walked through my door which is the answer to so many of my prayers. There is a program which will not only provide me with a new income stream (with strong potential for rapid and exponential growth), and transform my life in dramatic and revolutionary ways, but will also enable to me better serve and add value to all of you who I care about and love so much. And I can do it.
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