The Fight For Authenticity



“We’re going to be thinking about vulnerability on Sunday,” my small group leader said, and something deep inside me groaned.

“And we might as well start now,” he continued.  “Let’s go round and share a highlight from the week and something for prayer.”

Something deep inside me wanted to get up and walk right out the door.

The strength of my reaction surprised me. I was with a group of people I was coming to know and trust, and I had actually prayed that God would give me the opportunity to deepen my friendship with them.  This was the perfect opportunity, and yet I was resisting it.

It left me pondering: what is it that makes vulnerability so hard?

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8 thoughts on “The Fight For Authenticity

  1. I loved this article, Lesley. I’m so glad you haven’t given up the fight to remain vulnerable, even when it’s hard, exhausting, scary or all three! I hope your journey encourages many others to embark on the same. Hugs, friend!

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