Relational Courage

There are many conversations that I am afraid to have with a wide variety of people, for various reasons.  Some of the people are more important than others.  Some of the issues are bigger than others.  But my reluctance can show up in almost any instance… Most often, I am afraid that the relational tension that might result is not worth the potential benefit.  Asking someone for a favor.  Requesting something that requires more of you than I think you want to give, or even are able to give.  Expressing… Continue reading Relational Courage