Why “I Might Get Hurt” Doesn’t Have to Stop You

photo by Maja Gotti

photo by Maja Gotti


The words she wrote burn my heart as I read them.

I pull my fingers back from the computer as if it’s a hot stove.

“I’m not so sure about putting myself out there,” I whisper, “Did you see what she just said to me? What if I get hurt?”

It seems my heart hears a whisper in response: “Oh, you mean like someone might crucify you?”

Big gulp.


The Spirit makes excellent points. Like this one: The reality that we might get hurt doesn’t give us a reason not to do something.

Jesus died with His arms wide open, His heart exposed so that we could live that that way.

Will you read the rest with me on (in)courage?

About Holley

About Holley

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Life Coach

I like humans, words, and good coffee. And I’d love to help you beat what’s holding you back, become all you’re created to be, and kick butt for the greater good.

Cheering you on,


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