Shame corrodes the very part of us that believes we are capable of change.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
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Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.
Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.
Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.
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Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we're all in this together." Brene Brown
Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.
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If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can't survive.
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What we know matters but who we are matters more.
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If you want to make a difference, the next time you see someone being cruel to another human being, take it personally. Take it personally because it is personal!” (p 272)
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Numb the dark and you numb the light.
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If you own this story you get to write the ending.
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