Her Chicken Scratch

Carnival Vulnerability – Week of Yes 

I am afraid of being vulnerable. I don’t like the idea of someone knowing things about me. I don’t like the idea of someone being able to use those things against me.

If I had to describe myself to you, I’d say I was that campfire marshmallow that caught on fire once, and melted off my appealing layer. I could be sweet, but what if you burn your hands peeling me off to get to the gooey middle? Or what if you get sick after indulging? I am burnt after all.

But this is my week of yes, and someone challenged me to be vulnerable, so that’s what I’m going to do. It’s not a weakness to be vulnerable it’s a strength.

I’ll let you know how it goes!

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2 thoughts on “Carnival Vulnerability – Week of Yes 

  1. Being vulnerable is opening yourself to your life, right? Being there with others…sometimes you are burned…other times you are loved for your open heart. Peace.

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