SHINE Daily

Value In Vulnerability

I'm learning something in my life right now: that it's okay to be vulnerable. It's okay to not have everything together. Matter of fact, I would even say, and I think what God is teaching me, that there is value in vulnerability. There's value in just saying "I don't know." 

I recently moved positions at my church - same church, just a different position. And honestly, I'm involved in things that I don't really know. There's parts of it that I just don't know. There are people on my team that know way more than me, and I'm supposed to be the leader, I'm supposed to be in charge. There are times when I have to look at them and they're kind of looking at me for a decision and I'm like "what do you think?" Because I don't really know!

At first, you can feel insecure about that, you can feel like "man, I'm supposed to know! I'm supposed to have it all together." I feel that way sometimes as a father or as a husband. Like I should know this or I should know how to do that...

I think when we go to God and say "God, you know what, I don't know. But You know and You can give me the wisdom."

If we do that, I think God looks down on us and says "Man, you're getting it!"

There's value in vulnerability.