It's been too long since I last participated in Five Minute Friday. Here's to the first one of 2017.
I used to be afraid of connecting with others. I had a wall so thick that I didn't even know myself. I feared that by allowing others in I would ultimately be setting myself up for pain and disappointment. I thought that anything I shared whether deep or shallow would be used as a weapon against me. Connecting was hard. Disconnecting was even harder.
As I began connecting more to the Father, I could see more clearly who I am. I love people. I love sharing. I love engaging. I love hearing other folks' stories. This is who I am. Now, I connect with others regardless of the way our relationship may fall. I understand that some will be lifelong friends while others will be here just long enough for a lesson to be shared or learned.
Connecting is hard, but being disconnected is harder.