VULNERABILITY

‘Vulnerability is not weakness and the uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure we face every day are not optional. Our only choice is a question of engagement.

Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose; the level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection’

Brene Brown ‘Daring Greatly’

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17 thoughts on “VULNERABILITY

    1. That’s right – and the idea of ‘success’ is pernicious, in my experience – because when we fail at other people’s idea of ‘success’ then that makes us feel vulnerable …

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    1. People tend to think of God as being all-powerful, and find it very difficult to ally that with the understanding of his being vulnerable, too, which is what Christians believe.

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      1. Hopeful,very hopeful but waiting to see if he will permit the changes needed suuch as permitting contraception.Alas it maay be too late.People have stopped going to Confession and some are refused Communion of divorces and remarried…so they give up.

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      1. Strange how their vulnerability is apparent to others…but so difficult to perceive by themselves. Perhaps, they are too afraid to admit to it. ;)xx

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