“if we really want to develop genuine community, online and in real life, we need to be willing to get messy with people.
i’m not suggesting we air out our dirty laundry with everyone we meet, or use our blogs to pull all the skeletons out of our closet and put them on display. that’s not smart. but i am saying that with the people god has called us to be in community with, it’s okay to be vulnerable. it’s better than okay – it’s good! it is a really good thing to have people in our lives that know us intimately, the good, the bad and the messy. “
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